Joining us to discuss the Color of Education are speakers and organizers of the event.

Guests:

  • Dr. William “Sandy Darity, Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy, Professor of African and African American Studies, Professor of Economics, Duke University
  • Bettina Umstead, Chair, Board of Education, Durham Public Schools
  • Shannon Bowman, University Connections Liaison/Teacher, Centennial Campus Magnet Middle School, Wake County Public School System

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Education Matters ep. 162 Schools as Community Partners

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Education Matters ep. 160 Career and Technical Education

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Education Matters ep. 159 Student Success during COVID-19 and Beyond Requires NC to Invest in School Support Personnel

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Education Matters ep. 158 Dudley Flood Center for Educational Equity

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Education Matters ep. 157 Policing in Schools and Discipline Disparities

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Education Matters ep. 156 Color of Education

Joining us to discuss the Color of Education are speakers and organizers of the event. Guests: Dr. William “Sandy Darity, Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy, Professor of African and African American Studies, Professor of Economics, Duke University...

Education Matters ep. 155

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Education Matters ep. 153 Broadband and Digital Learning

For more than 200,000 homes with students across NC, Broadband access is limited or non-existent. Even when Broadband is available, other barriers to adoption and usage prevent many of our households from being connected. During this pandemic, many students rely on...
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