The Power of Partnership: Innovative Cross-sector Approaches to Accelerating Student Learning

COVID-19 upended America's education system and exacerbated disparities that existed long before the pandemic. In Indiana, legislative leaders created a $150M learning recovery fund that spurred cross-sector initiatives across the state. This, and other efforts, resulted in break-the-mold partnerships that galvanized communities around a shared goal of accelerating student learning. This session explores examples of how state and local leaders partnered to meet the needs of students and families during the pandemic and how many of these initiatives will galvanize a reimagined education system for years to come. Anyone interested in creating a more nimble, responsive, and collaborative education ecosystem will benefit from the powerful examples presented in t