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Pilots, Plans, & Promises: Is K-8 Desegregation Possible?

Pilots, Plans, & Promises: 
Is Desegregation Possible in New York City’s Schools?

Thursday, November 8, 2018 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Program Fee: Free for Members and Non-Lawyers | $15 for Non-Member Lawyers

Focused on New York City’s schools grades K-8, panelists will discuss the history of school segregation and integration efforts; diversity pilots and plans; school admission screens, G&T programs, and their potential for desegregation; accountability, legal constraints, and best practices. Whether you are an education advocate, parent, practitioner, public official, student, or concerned citizen, this exciting and thought-provoking conversation will be packed with information you will want to know. An audience question and answer period will follow.

Matthew Gonzales
, Director, School Diversity Project, New York Appleseed 
Richard D. Kahlenberg
, Senior Fellow, The Century Foundation 
Brad Lander
, Member, New York City Council
Emmy Liss, Chief of Staff, Div. of Early Childhood Educ. & Student Enrollment, NYCDOE
Dennis D. Parker, Director, Racial Justice Program, ACLU

Clara Hemphill
, Founder and Editor, InsideSchools

Sponsoring Association Committee:
Education & the Law Committee, Laura D. Barbieri, Chair

Co-Sponsoring Association Committee:
Civil Rights Committee, Philip Desgranges, Chair
Children & the Law Committee, Sara Hiltzik, Chair 
Council on Children, Lauren A. Shapiro, Chair

42 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036

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