On June 8, 2016, Brookings hosted a panel discussion on the topic “Bringing education disparities to the forefront of the political debate.” Among the panelists were Gerard Robinson of AEI, DeRay Mckesson of Black Lives Matter, and Peggy McLeod of La Raza.

The event page describes the topic

How do race and income level factor into education opportunities in present-day America? And why hasn’t education been a bigger part of the national dialogue, especially during this election cycle?

rsz_ednext-june2016-www-brookings-raceYou can read a summary of the event here.

—Education Next

Last updated June 15, 2016