50CAN | May 8, 2020

50CAN CEO Marc Porter Magee interviews Amanda Aragon, executive director of NewMexicoKidsCAN

Marc Porter Magee interviews Amanda Aragon, executive director of NewMexicoKidsCAN on the looming fiscal crisis facing the state’s school system, along with a major win in ensuring that students and families have access to food through the P-EBT program.


 

50CAN | May 1, 2020

50CAN CEO Marc Porter Magee interviews ConnCAN Executive Director Subira Gordon

ConnCAN Executive Director Subira Gordon discusses the experiences of Connecticut’s students, families and schools during the Covid-19 pandemic, and reflects on how these experiences motivated her to set new advocacy goals.


 

50CAN | April 17, 2020

50CAN CEO Marc Porter Magee interviews Jessica Sie, director of literacy/history at Success Academy

Success Academy is a network of top performing public charter schools in New York and the schools have been an early example of how schools can quickly shift to effective distance learning. Jessica Sie, the charter network’s director of literacy and history, shares the story of how the network transitioned so quickly and what lessons have been learned; both for serving immediate student needs and planning for an uncertain future.


 

50CAN | April 10, 2020

50CAN CEO Marc Porter Magee interviews co-CEO and Superintendent of Achievement First Doug McCurry

Doug McCurry speaks to Marc Porter Magee on the importance of logistics and the intricacies of distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the Transcript and more.


 

50CAN | April 10, 2020

50CAN CEO Marc Porter Magee interviews Chad Gestson, Superintendent of Phoenix Union HS District.

With COVID-19 sweeping the nation, Marc sits down with the superintendent of Phoenix Union High School District, Chad Gestson, to learn how the innovative district is responding to the crisis. Read the Transcript and more.


 

50CAN | April 3, 2020

Distance learning during Covid-19: Experiment, Observe and Adapt

50CAN CEO Marc Porter Magee interviews Doug Lemov, managing director for Uncommon Schools and author of Teach Like a Champion, on distance learning in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.