Education is often in the headlines, but it’s not often we stop and ask the fundamental question: What is school for? Participants engaged in a range of questions, including: What’s the purpose of school? What do we hope it will do for students and for society? Who is struggling in our schools, and why? How have educational outcomes changed over the years? Do we need to allow for more diverse approaches to schooling? How can we create a culture where everyone values education and has an opportunity to succeed at school?