Speaker - John Deasy

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John Deasy is the Superintendent of Prince George’s County Public Schools, Maryland’s second largest school system and the nation’s 18th largest district. He leads an organization that offers 134,000 children an innovative, technology-infused curriculum that has produced significant academic gains. Additionally, PGCPS provides a wide range of “FOCUS” programs, extended learning opportunities, and support for special needs students, creating an environment in which all students are able to obtain a quality education. This diverse, urban school system serves children from 148 countries, speaking 140 different languages. More than 97,000 students are transported safely to and from school each day, and nutritious meals are prepared for 75,000 children daily.

2 Programs

The Next Chapter on Charter Schools

06.15.15 | 00:19:43 min | 0 comments

America's Education Crisis: Pursuing Academic Excellence

05.14.08 | 01:28:57 min | 3 comments