Black Education in America | SXSW EDU 2018

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A panel discussion of current issues, data, and trends in Pre-K through college with esteemed educational and civic leaders Chris Stewart (Wayfinder Foundation), Margaret Fortune (Fortune School of Education), Rehema Ellis (NBC News), and Howard Fuller (Marquette University).

Chris Stewart (President & CEO, Wayfinder Foundation)
Margaret Fortune (President & CEO, Fortune School of Education)
Rehema Ellis (Senior Education Correspondent, NBC News)
Howard Fuller (Distinguished Professor, Marquette University)

When it comes to education, the black community faces many unique issues, including funding inequities, the achievement gap, students graduating from high school not ready for college or the workforce and access to great schools. This panel will discuss current issues, data, and trends in Pre-K through college with esteemed educational and civic leaders.

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