As state leaders seek to address systemic racism in education policy, they need to understand more about the intersectionalities impacting student achievement. While a student’s race has a large effect on his or her life trajectory, so do socioeconomic factors. This first of many conversations on these intersectionalities, education policy experts will be focused on how poverty impacts children of color as they navigate the K-12 education system.
Dr. Howard Fuller, Founder of the Institute for the Transformation of Learning at Marquette University
Sharif El-Mekki, CEO at the Center for Black Educator Development
Dr. Aaron Ford, Attorney General Nevada
Pamela Inbasekaran, Executive Vice President of Relay Graduate School