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Public Schools Task Force
Public Schools Task Force




Oklahoma City, 2010


Best Practices and Lessons Learned from Task Force Members


City of Boston Issues/Topics


Miami Beach

International Baccalaureate Program

Education Compact



State of Education in Seattle



Mayoral Involvement in Education: An Action Guide to Success

Mayoral Involvement in Education: Case Studies of Urban High School Reform

Mayoral Involvement in Education: Current State of Mayoral Control


Press Releases

Sacramento, CA Mayor Kevin Johnson Appointed Chair of the Newly Created Mayors Task Force on Public Schools


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Education Secretary Duncan Touts Mayoral Leadership as Key to Reform



Boston Mayor Menino to Receive Tip O'Neill Award

Graduation Promise Act to Target Secondary Education

President Obama Urges Students to Take Responsibility for Their Success

Mayors Increasingly Favor Charter Schools to Improve Student Achievement

Jobs Committee Focuses on Access to Post-secondary Education

City Year Partners with Mayors to Address Nation's High School Dropout Crisis

Tulsa Mayor Kathy Taylor Hosts "Cradle to Prison Pipeline Summit"

Mayors Meet with National Education Leaders to Improve Learning Opportunities

Sacramento Mayor Johnson Hosts National Cradle to Prison Pipeline Campaign Summit

Mayors Discuss Ex-Offender Reemployment


Upcoming Events

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Past Events

Mayoral School Leadership and the High School Dropout Crisis: Using Data to Change Outcomes for Our Nation’s Youth

78th Annual Conference of Mayors

Cox Convention Center, Oklahoma City

June 12, 2:30p.m. – 4:00 p.m.


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School or the Streets: A Look at the High School Dropout Crisis and its Impact on Youth Crime

 2010 Winter Leadership Meeting

Westin Washington City Center Hotel, Washington, D.C.

February 24, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.


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For information about the Public Schools Task Force please contact:

Kathy Amoroso
Assistant Executive Director
U.S. Conference of Mayors
1620 I St., NW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 293-7330 (w)
(202) 293-2352 (f)