Thought Leaders (TLXX)

Thought Leaders, 1-hour (TLXX), Monday and Tuesday AM and PM


Amanda Lewis
Dir. of Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy Sociology & African American Studies University of Illinois at Chicago
University of Illinois at Chicago
John Diamond
Kellner Family Distinguished Chair in Urban Education and Professor of Education in ELPA School of Education
University of Wisconsin-Madison

TL21 | Despite the Best Intentions: How Racial Inequality Thrives in Good Schools with Amanda Lewis and John Diamond

Building on their award-winning book, Despite the Best Intentions: How Racial Inequality Thrives in Good Schools, Amanda Lewis and John Diamond will discuss how racial inequality is embedded in school organizational practices and routines and what educators can do to disrupt that process. Leave with tools to better understand racial inequality in your own context and some ideas for what to do about it.

Area Focus: Equity & Excellence
Topics: Cultural/Gender/Learning Differences/Racial Equity, Culture and Climate, Title I / Economically Disadvantaged Population, Urban Issues and Settings
Session Length: Thought Leader
Audiences: District Level Professional Development Leaders, Policy Makers and Community Stakeholders, Superintendents, Assistant Superintendents

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