"No Excuses" Schools and the Education of Impoverished Students of Color
Leo Casey, dxecutive director, Albert Shanker Institute
Leslie Fenwick, dean, Howard University School of Education; professor, education policy, Howard University
David Kirkland, associate professor, English and Urban Education, Department of Teaching and Learning, New York University’s (NYU) Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development; executive director, Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and The Transformation of Schools
Shantelle Wright, Founder and CEO, Achievement Prep Public Charter Schools
Moderator: Burnie Bond, Director of Programs, Albert Shanker Institute
Sponsored by the Albert Shanker Institute and the American Federation of Teachers, this conversation series is designed to engender lively and informative discussions on important educational issues. We deliberately invite speakers with diverse perspectives, including views other than those of the AFT and the Albert Shanker Institute. What is important is that these participants are committed to genuine engagement with each other.