[This was posted from the Kettering Foundation meeting on September 20-21, 2007 with 12 sites working on the project, “Too Many Children Left Behind”. For more information about the project visit the Project Home Page.]
We will be using the document published by West Virginia Center for Civic Life, “Capturing Public Thinking: Developing Authentic Reports on Public Forums” written by Julie Pratt. Another resource is the outline of interpreting forums that I used on the U.S. Russia Dialogues. Here is a sample report from Panama City, “Reporting on the Superintendent’s Community Forum: Too Many Children Left Behind” held on Thursday July 19, 2007.