Sending Office: Committee on Education and Labor – Minority Staff
Thursday, July 26, 2018
House Visitor Center 200
I hope you and your staff will join the National Coalition on School Diversity for a briefing on school integration efforts.
K-12 education is more segregated now than at any time since 1970, but there’s a growing movement to change that trajectory. The briefing will focus on the threats to integration from across the country and potential solutions from the local, state and
Damon Hewitt, Senior Advisor at the Open Society Foundation, will moderate this discussion among the following panelists:
- James Ford
Independent Consultant, Filling the Gap Educational Consultants, LLC
- Erica Frankenberg
Associate Professor, Pennsylvania State University
Director, PSU Center for Education and Civil Rights
- Cara McClellan
Skadden Fellow, NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund
- Zahava Stadler
Director of Policy and Research, EdBuild
With the administration’s
recent rescission of the
2011 Guidance on the Voluntary Use of Race to Achieve Diversity and Avoid Racial Isolation in Elementary and Secondary Schools and continued attacks on civil rights enforcement, this discussion is especially important and timely.
If you have any questions, please contact Jacque Mosely, Director of Education Policy for Democratic staff of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, at
This briefing is open to all congressional staff.
ROBERT C. “BOBBY” SCOTT
Committee on Education and the Workforce
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