On the eve of the 64th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, come meet with the nation’s foremost education leaders and policy experts as they recommit to fostering more diverse classrooms and learning environments through public school choice.
Join us on May 15 in Washington, D.C. from 8:30am to 3:00pm, where The Century Foundation will bring together innovative school leaders, education experts, students, and advocates to chart the way forward for diversifying and desegregating public education in America.
For a link to the full program (PDF) click here.
Featured speakers include:
- John King, former secretary of education and current president and CEO, The Education Trust
- Melissa Harris-Perry, former MSNBC host and director of the Anna Julia Cooper Center at Wake Forest University
- Monique Morris, author of Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools and founder and president of the National Black Women’s Justice Institute
- District, charter, and magnet school leaders and local advocates from Chicago, Rhode Island, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Washington, D.C., Denver, and New York.
The conference includes the release of new research on diversity in charter school settings, a deep dive into models of school choice that work, an exploration of challenges and opportunities within diverse schools, and discussion groups on advancing and fostering school integration. It will also showcase the next generation of leaders driving school integration efforts across the country.
Join the conversation on Twitter using #DiversityMatters and watch the full conference below: