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Community Schools and Equity: Our Framework

Community Schools and Equity: Our Framework 

January 28, 2015 3:00-4:00PM EST 

During this webinar, participants learned more about the national context of inequity in public education, including the major demographic shifts in public schools -- low-income students now comprise a majority of the nation's public classrooms -- and the current political debates surrounding educational equity. They also learned how the community school strategy presents a hopeful solution for closing the opportunity and achievement gaps.

You can view and listen to the webinar here.
Download the Southern Education Foundation's recent report, "A New Majority: Low-Income Students Now a Majority in the Nation's Public Schools," here

Speakers included: 

Dianne Piche, Leadership Conference for Civil and Human Rights
Kent McGuire, Southern Education Foundation
Reuben Jacobson, Coalition for Community Schools 

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