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Bob Slavin (Creator of "Evidence for ESSA") Has Passed Away

April 27, 2021

NAESPA staff learned this morning that Robert Slavin passed away over the weekend.  Dr. Slavin--many of us knew him as Bob--has been a perennial presenter at our National ESEA Conference--most recently conducting a virtual breakout session for us in February of this year.  Representatives of the Association served as advisory to his signature work, "Evidence for ESSA."  He will certainly be missed in our ESEA community.  Johns Hopkins University posted this article yesterday:

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