Improving Student Achievement While Overcoming Adversity

Saturday, November 6
8:30 a.m. to 1:30p.m.
Edison High School Campus
655 Colfax Street (off of Lexington Avenue)

The event is sponsored by the Rochester City School District.


Delmonize Smith, Ph.D. & Beverly Anderson


School Experiences of Latino/a Students in Rochester, NY: A Community Based Study of Resources, Challenges and Successes
Warner School: Donna Harris, Ph.D., Judy Marquez Kiyama, Ph.D., Nancy Ares, Ph.D.

Educational Success in the Face of Adversity
Bolgen Vargas, Ed.D.

Overview of the Academic Impact of the RCSD Managed Choice Policy
Joe Capezzuto, Ed.D.

Child Resilience Project
Peter Wyman, Ph.D. & Wendi Cross, Ph.D.

Arts Impact Study
Deborah Harloff

Evaluation of the Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection
Kent Gardiner, Ph.D.

Community Report on the State of Incoming Pre-K and Kindergarteners
Children’s Institute: Christine Lehmann

Asthma Intervention Project
Jill Halterman, MD

RCSD Office of Accountability: Our High School Students’ Perspectives on Academics
Andrew MacGowan

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