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National Board for Education Sciences
October 30, 2014 Meeting Agenda

Institute of Education Sciences Board Room
80 F Street NW, 1st Floor
Washington, DC 20001

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Thursday, October 30, 2014
9:00 a.m.–9:05 a.m. Call to Order, Approval of Agenda
Opening Remarks by Sue Betka, Acting IES Director
9:05 a.m.–10:15 a.m. Commissioners' Reports
Question and Answer period regarding reports
10:15 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Research on Supporting the Development of Boys and Young Men Growing Up in Areas of Concentrated Poverty
Opening remarks by Susanna Loeb, Vice Chair of NBES, and Tom Brock, Commissioner of NCER
Panel discussion with researchers studying specific interventions
Roundtable discussion by NBES Members
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Higher Education Rating System
Remarks by Undersecretary for Higher Education
Roundtable discussion by NBES members
2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m. Discussion of the ESEA Pooled Evaluation Authority
Robert Gordon, Senior Advisor to Secretary Duncan
3:30 p.m. Closing Remarks
Sue Betka, Acting IES Director
David Chard, NBES Chair
4:00 p.m. Adjourn
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