Lewis-Sebring Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Sociology, the College, and the Harris School of Public Policy Studies, and Chair, Committee on Education
for a lecture and discussion of
The Ambitious Elementary School:
Its Conception, Design, and Implications for Educational Equality
The challenge of overcoming educational inequality in the United States can sometimes appear overwhelming, and great controversy exists as to whether or not elementary schools are up to the task, whether they can ameliorate existing social inequalities and initiate opportunities for economic and civic flourishing for all children. This book shows what can happen when you rethink schools from the ground up with precisely these goals in mind, approaching educational inequality and its entrenched causes head on, student by student. The result is a fresh, deeply informed, and remarkably clear portrait of school reform that directly addresses the real problems of educational inequality.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
6:00 PM Reception
6:30-7:30 PM Lecture and Discussion
Boston Public Library
Map Room & Courtyard Restaurant
700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
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