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  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
November 24, 2022 at 3:00 PM

Special Edition: The New Reality Roundup | What We're Thankful For | Week 142

Special Edition: The New Reality Roundup | What We're Thankful For | Week 142 View this email in your browser Dear John, Happy Thanksgiving.  "Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. An…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
November 14, 2022 at 12:30 PM

The New Reality Roundup | The Purple Wave + Gen Z | Week 140

The New Reality Roundup | The Purple Wave + Gen Z | Week 140 View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 140 of our new reality and across the country analysts and advocates are trying to make sense of last week’s…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
October 31, 2022 at 11:30 AM

The BOO! Reality Roundup | Night Terrors of NAEP, Skeletons of Spin | Week 136

The BOO! Reality Roundup | Night Terrors of NAEP, Skeletons of Spin | Week 136 View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 138 of our new reality.  Across the country, children are getting ready tonight for Hallo…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
October 17, 2022 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | Seven Trends for 2023 | Week 136

The New Reality Roundup | Seven Trends for 2023 | Week 136 View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 136 of our new reality. A week from today, on October 24, the 2022 National Assessment of Education Progress …
  Derrell Bradford · [email protected]
October 6, 2022 at 2:52 PM

Applications for the 2023 National Voices Fellowship are open!

Applications for the 2023 National Voices Fellowship are open! Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser Dear John, In 2019, when I first launched 50CAN's National Voices Fellowship to address the twin concerns of ri…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
October 3, 2022 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | Reflections from New Mexico | Week 134

The New Reality Roundup | Reflections from New Mexico | Week 134 View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 134 of our new reality and we are reflecting on what we learned from the past week as the 50CAN team and…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
September 19, 2022 at 11:30 AM

The New Reality Roundup | DC + Oster + A Call for R&D from CRPE | Week 132

The New Reality Roundup | DC + Oster + A Call for R&D from CRPE | Week 132 View this email in your browser Dear John, It’s week 132 of our new reality and this is a time to grapple with what the new student achievement …
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
September 6, 2022 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | The Nation's Report Card + A New ED for JerseyCAN | Week 130

The New Reality Roundup | The Nation's Report Card + A New ED for JerseyCAN | Week 130 View this email in your browser Dear John, It’s week 130 of our new reality and over the last few days the conversation in the education…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
August 22, 2022 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | Eye-Opening Polling + A Big Problem with Summer and Tutoring | Week 128

The New Reality Roundup | Eye-Opening Polling + A Big Problem with Summer and Tutoring | Week 128 View this email in your browser Dear John, It’s week 128 of our new reality and recent state test results make clear the enor…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
August 8, 2022 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | A New School Year + Arizona Innovations | Week 126

The New Reality Roundup | A New School Year + Arizona Innovations | Week 126 View this email in your browser Dear John, It's week 126 of our new reality.  For many students around the country, this is their final days or w…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
July 25, 2022 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | Democrats Have an Education Problem + Learning Loss Recovery | Week 124

The New Reality Roundup | Democrats Have an Education Problem + Learning Loss Recovery | Week 124 View this email in your browser Dear John, “Students at high-poverty schools that stayed remote for more than half of the 202…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
July 21, 2022 at 11:29 AM

Seven insights from social simulations

Seven insights from social simulations Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser AdvocacyLabs Dear John,  Is it possible to build simulations of the social world that help advocates se…
  Derrell Bradford · [email protected]
July 20, 2022 at 4:38 PM

We're growing. Welcome new leaders to the 50CAN network.

We're growing. Welcome new leaders to the 50CAN network. Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser Dear John, 50CAN’s formula for success has always been pretty simple: recruit and support talented people who have a …
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
June 27, 2022 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | The Education Voters + Large-Scale Recovery | Week 120

The New Reality Roundup | The Education Voters + Large-Scale Recovery | Week 120 View this email in your browser Dear John, Summer is officially here and for most students across the country, school is out. That doesn’t mea…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
June 13, 2022 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | Progress in Mississippi, Concerns in New York | Week 118

The New Reality Roundup | Progress in Mississippi, Concerns in New York | Week 118 View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 118 of our new reality and many of the policies put in place a half century ago still …
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
May 31, 2022 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | Another Tragedy | Week 116

The New Reality Roundup | Another Tragedy | Week 116 View this email in your browser Dear John, In week 116 of our new reality, the country finds itself grappling with another unspeakable tragedy: the murder of two teachers…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
May 16, 2022 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | Charter Rules + Modernizing CTE + Political Urgency | Week 114

The New Reality Roundup | Charter Rules + Modernizing CTE + Political Urgency | Week 114 View this email in your browser Dear John,   It’s week 114 of our new reality and while local leaders are working late into the night i…
  Jonathan Nikkila · [email protected]
May 5, 2022 at 5:08 PM

Register for the “Top 10 Simple Tactics to Impact Elections” Webinar

Register for the “Top 10 Simple Tactics to Impact Elections” Webinar Are you part of an advocacy organization or involved with a group of concerned citizens who are trying to make a difference related to a cause? View this email in your browser …
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
May 2, 2022 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | Big wins in TN, GA, HI + Khan World School | Week 112

The New Reality Roundup | Big wins in TN, GA, HI + Khan World School | Week 112 View this email in your browser Dear John,   It’s week 112 of our new reality. “Public school enrollment dropped more sharply in school distric…
  Derrell Bradford · [email protected]
April 21, 2022 at 4:19 PM

Announcing the 2022 National Voices Fellows

Announcing the 2022 National Voices Fellows New leaders for a new education system Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser Dear John, Today we’re announcing the 2022 cohort of 50CAN’s National Voices Fellowship. …
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
April 18, 2022 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | The Attendance Crisis + NC Scholarships | Week 110

The New Reality Roundup | The Attendance Crisis + NC Scholarships | Week 110 View this email in your browser Dear John, It's week 110 of our new reality. “Every weekday morning, Sharde Mercier drives her daughters, Aleeah,…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
April 4, 2022 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | Kids Need a Great Summer + The Problems with Federal Dollars | Week 108

The New Reality Roundup | Kids Need a Great Summer + The Problems with Federal Dollars | Week 108 View this email in your browser Dear John,   It is week 108 of our new reality. For many students across the country, there ar…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
March 21, 2022 at 11:30 AM

The New Reality Roundup | Two Years In | Week 106

The New Reality Roundup | Two Years In | Week 106 View this email in your browser Dear John, We are now in the first week of year three of our new reality.  Over the past two years, we’ve used this newsletter to spotlight …
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
March 7, 2022 at 12:29 PM

The New Reality Roundup | Supporting Atnre and his Family + Legislative Updates | Week 104

The New Reality Roundup | Supporting Atnre and his Family + Legislative Updates | Week 104 View this email in your browser Dear John, “A thundering boom rocked Tatiana Poladko’s home near Kyiv as she slept a week ago. Terri…
  Michele Mason · [email protected]
March 3, 2022 at 3:07 PM

50CAN's New Strategic Plan

50CAN's New Strategic Plan A new plan for new challenges and opportunities View this email in your browser Dear John, In 2017, 50CAN undertook the development of a new strategic plan that laid out a framework for change focused on recr…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
February 22, 2022 at 12:29 PM

The New Reality Roundup | 180 Days + Speaking Out for Kids | Week 102

The New Reality Roundup | 180 Days + Speaking Out for Kids | Week 102 View this email in your browser Dear John, Last week San Francisco residents “overwhelmingly voted to oust the only three board members eligible for reca…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
February 7, 2022 at 12:30 PM

The New Reality Roundup | 100 Weeks In... + Special Needs + The School to Prison Pipeline | Week 100

The New Reality Roundup | 100 Weeks In... + Special Needs + The School to Prison Pipeline | Week 100 View this email in your browser Dear John, 100 weeks ago, Tom Hanks and NBA basketball player Rudy Gobert revealed they we…
  Derrell Bradford · [email protected]
February 3, 2022 at 2:51 PM

Applications for the 2022 National Voices Fellowship are open!

Applications for the 2022 National Voices Fellowship are open! Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser Dear John, In 2019, in response to both the country’s increasing political tensions and the deterioration of th…
  Michael Phillips and Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
February 1, 2022 at 2:40 PM

Building the Future of American Education: Our 2021 Annual Report

Building the Future of American Education: Our 2021 Annual Report View this email in your browser Dear John, In 2021, in the midst of unprecedented challenges for students and their families, 50CAN charted a course toward the future of A…
  Derrell Bradford · [email protected]
January 27, 2022 at 7:58 PM

50CAN's 2022 Policy Goals: Believe in a Better Future

50CAN's 2022 Policy Goals: Believe in a Better Future View this email in your browser Dear John, If you read the news you’ve seen the same reports that I have: dramatic learning losses that risk setting back an entire generation, abrupt …
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
January 24, 2022 at 12:29 PM

The New Reality Roundup | Effective Tutoring + NMEducation.org | Week 98

The New Reality Roundup | Effective Tutoring + NMEducation.org | Week 98 View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 98 of our New Reality Roundup and in the ebb and flow between disruption and recovery, it looks …
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
January 10, 2022 at 12:29 PM

The New Reality Roundup | Open the Schools. Again. | Week 96

The New Reality Roundup | Open the Schools. Again. | Week 96 View this email in your browser Dear John, “American children are starting 2022 in crisis,” writes David Leonhardt in The New York Times. His clear-eyed recitatio…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
December 22, 2021 at 2:59 PM

Happy Holidays from 50CAN

Happy Holidays from 50CAN Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser Dear John, On behalf of all of us at 50CAN, I want to extend our best wishes to you and your family this holiday season. The challenges we confront…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
December 20, 2021 at 12:29 PM

The New Reality Roundup | 2021 Year in Review: Optimism and Candor | Week 93

The New Reality Roundup | 2021 Year in Review: Optimism and Candor | Week 93 View this email in your browser Dear John, This month will mark the end of 50CAN’s 10th year.  Two of the core values we established in those ear…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
December 13, 2021 at 12:29 PM

The New Reality Roundup | Dear Ari - Love, Dad | Week 92

The New Reality Roundup | Dear Ari - Love, Dad | Week 92 Inspiration from Hawaii View this email in your browser Dear John, Last week, 100 of the 50CAN network's staff members, supporters and partners gathered in Honolulu to celebrate a…
  Marc, Michele and Derrell · [email protected]
November 25, 2021 at 2:59 PM

What We're Thankful For | The New Reality Roundup | Week 90

What We're Thankful For | The New Reality Roundup | Week 90 A video message from the 50CAN family Dear John, It's week 90 of our new reality and we hope that you're spending today with loved ones, reflecting on everything we have to be thankful for despite…
  Derrell Bradford · [email protected]
November 22, 2021 at 5:52 PM

Four important wins in the Tar Heel State

Four important wins in the Tar Heel State Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser Dear John, This is a year when our kids have needed us to step up for them like never before. So I want …
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
November 15, 2021 at 12:29 PM

The New Reality Roundup | In The Wake of the Elections | Week 88

The New Reality Roundup | In The Wake of the Elections | Week 88 View this email in your browser Dear John,   It is week 88 of our new reality and while nearly two weeks have passed since the election results in Virginia, Ne…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
November 1, 2021 at 11:30 AM

The New Reality Roundup | The Virginia Election + Dropping Enrollment & Rising Violence | Week 86

The New Reality Roundup | The Virginia Election + Dropping Enrollment & Rising Violence | Week 86 View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 86 of our new reality and tomorrow voters will be making their voic…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
October 18, 2021 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | NAEP and Shortages | Week 84

The New Reality Roundup | NAEP and Shortages | Week 84 View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 84 of our new reality and we finally have clear data on how students were doing on the eve of the pandemic. The re…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
October 13, 2021 at 2:53 PM

Whoops! Our email this morning was inadvertent.

Whoops! Our email this morning was inadvertent. Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser John, We accidentally included you on an email this morning about a book club and excursions…
  Marc Porter Magee and David Miyashiro · [email protected]
October 13, 2021 at 11:29 AM

Reminder: Select your Hawaii Summit Excursions!

Reminder: Select your Hawaii Summit Excursions! Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser Dear John,  The 10th Anniversary 50CAN Summit in Hawai’i is just two months away and we couldn't be more excited to have y…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
October 4, 2021 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | CTE and Quarantines | Week 82

The New Reality Roundup | CTE and Quarantines | Week 82 View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 82 of our new reality and over a year and a half since school buildings initially shuttered. While nationally the…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
September 20, 2021 at 11:29 AM

Special Edition: The New Reality Roundup | Transparency | Week 80

Special Edition: The New Reality Roundup | Transparency | Week 80 View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 80 of our new reality. While some districts across the country have released detailed spending plans an…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
September 7, 2021 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | Circumventing School Disruption and The Power of Great Teaching | Week 78

The New Reality Roundup | Circumventing School Disruption and The Power of Great Teaching | Week 78 View this email in your browser Dear John,   It is week 78 of our new reality and across the country school leaders find the…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
August 23, 2021 at 11:30 AM

The New Reality Roundup | The Kids Are Not Alright + NPU's Keri Rodrigues | Week 76

The New Reality Roundup | The Kids Are Not Alright + NPU's Keri Rodrigues | Week 76 An urgent call to refocus on student needs. View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 76 of our new reality and in many school…
  Marc Porter Magee and Derrell Bradford · [email protected]
August 18, 2021 at 2:59 PM

The new 50CAN leadership team

The new 50CAN leadership team Welcome home, Michele. Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser Dear John,   Earlier this summer, we shared the news that Derrell Bradford was stepping into the role of 50CAN president…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
August 9, 2021 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | Meredith Olson's VELA Fund | An Environment of Uncertainty | Week 74

The New Reality Roundup | Meredith Olson's VELA Fund | An Environment of Uncertainty | Week 74 View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 74 of our new reality and in many parts of the country, the third school y…
  Derrell Bradford · [email protected]
August 5, 2021 at 11:29 AM

A summer of meaningful victories

A summer of meaningful victories Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser Dear John, Last time I wrote to you at the start of summer, it was to announce the launch of our national Believe in Better policy f…
  Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
July 28, 2021 at 7:11 PM

We've moved!

We've moved! A change of address for our national office. Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser Dear John, I wanted to let you know that the address for 50CAN's National Headquarters will be changing on Monday,…