MONDAY, MAR 12, 2018
What is Choice? Who Benefits? Wanting In (Charters & High School Admissions) and Opting Out (High Stakes Testing)
Open to the public, educational leaders and experts in the field of education will unpack the concept of "choice" in school admissions and the opt out movement. In particular, panelists will discuss how race and class, especially, play a critical role in what choice looks like and who gets to choose, and what we can do to provide more equitable opportunities for all communities. ***Light refreshments will be served*** Panelists include: Jamaal Bowman, the founding principal of CASA Middle School, Dr. Madeline Pérez De Jesús, Associate Professor in the Dept. of Social Work & Equitable Community Practice at the University of St. Joseph, and Dr. Ric Campbell, Executive Director and Co-founder of the South Bronx Early College Academy Charter School, with Dr. Deborah Shanley, Interim Dean of the Lehman College School of Education, and Dr. Rosa L. Rivera-McCutchen, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership at Lehman College.
Mar. 12, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Lehman College, Music Building-Faculty Dining Room, 250 Bedford Park Blvd. W, Bronx, NY 10468
Rosa L Rivera-McCutchen
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SATURDAY, FEB 2, 2019
Join us for an evening of true stories from Memphis educators and students. Chalkbeat Tennessee is hosting a storytelling event under the theme "Natural Consequences" alongside Spillit.
We'll explore how natural and unnatural, just and unjust consequences to actions impact our lives and experiences. Storytellers will deliver personal stories, and many of them will touch on how, in diverse ways, school discipline has impacted their lives. Don't miss our latest investigation into school discipline practices here.Tickets are 10 dollars and available at the door the evening of the show. The event will be held Feb. 2 at Epicenter, 902 Cooper Street, Memphis, TN. A special thanks to Knowledge Tree for its sponsorship of this event. Chalkbeat Tennessee is a nonprofit news organization committed to covering Tennessee schools.
Feb. 2, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Epicenter, 902 Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104