At 6:30 pm
, 157 Montague St, Brooklyn, New York, 11201, United States

A Smarter Charter: Charter Schools and Public Education in New York

What role do charter schools play in public education? What role should they play? Richard D. Kahlenberg and Halley Potter of The Century Foundation will share research and stories from their new book, A Smarter Charter: Finding What Works for Charter Schools and Public Education, which traces the evolution of these publicly funded but privately...

At 9:00 am
, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Lumina Ideas Summit: New Pathways to Higher Education Diversity

This summit will reinforce the importance of racial and socioeconomic diversity in higher education, and identify new paths to achieving these goals relative to legal constraints recently determined by the U.S. Supreme Court. As the U.S. student population becomes increasingly diverse, ensuring access to selective colleges and universities has become more and more important. While...

At 8:30 am

Inequality Begins at Birth: Child Poverty in America

Join TCF's newest fellow Jeff Madrick for a day-long event to discuss America's child poverty problem. The conference, Inequality Begins at Birth: Child Poverty in America, is sponsored by The Century Foundation’s Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovering Government Initiative, the Roosevelt Institute and the Academic Pediatric Association. America’s child poverty rate, currently above 22 percent—the highest in the developed world—is one of...