The Civil Rights Issue of Our Generation – Podcast Episode 88 | Classnotes Podcast 88
Classnotes Podcast (April 29, 2011) There has never been a time in the history of education in this country in which equal opportunity has been a reality. It has never been the case that most minority students graduated from quality high schools or from any type of high school. In her keynote at the national conference by the U.S. Office for Civil Rights, IDRA President, Dr. María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, states that we cannot meet the nation’s goals of educating American youngsters to compete in a global economy without closing the racial-ethnic gaps in high school graduation and college completion rates. She describes IDRA’s Quality Schools Action Framework that shows how we can transform schools into places of excellence and equity. She also provides examples of schools and communities that have done just that.
Show length: 36:23.
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Text of Speech, Equal Access to a Quality Education – The Civil Rights Issue of Our Generation
Keynote Address by Dr. María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, IDRA President
Quality Schools Action Framework
Courage to Connect: A Quality Schools Action Framework™
School Principal Discusses the Dramatic Transformation of His School
Courage Connections Interview with Dr. Lucious Brown
Connecting Every Student to a Meaningful Future
Courage Connections Interview with Dr. Daniel P. King
ARISE South Tower PTA Comunitario – A New Model of Parent Engagement
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