Simon Earle, principal of Options Public Charter School; David Cranford of Exceptional Education Management Corporation (charter mgmt, including Options and Booker T. Washington PCS); and Ab Jordan, Ward 8 Educational Council, discuss the needs of our most at-risk students, parent engagement, and systemic racism in education. Conversation centers around the the school-to-prison pipeline, the disparate affect of race in this pipeline, and the role of special services — mental health, family engagement — in keeping students in school out of the “pipeline.”
Here’s the full recording of 8/15/13.
This week’s discussion follows foundations laid on the August 8 edition, with some of the same participants.
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The Education Town Hall is broadcast Thursdays at 11 a.m. (Eastern) on We Act Radio.
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In the DC Metro Area: WPWC 1480 AM
Full recordings are archived for later discussion and sharing.