49 minutes | Apr 25, 2020

Will K-12 school closures widen the education gap in America?

Mina Kim of San Francisco’s KQED and Rose Scott of Atlanta’s WABE explore what the nationwide school closures say about the future of our country’s education system. The sudden switch to distance learning highlights the country’s existing gaps in income, services, and technology. Will the ongoing measures to control the pandemic only widen the gaps or can we find solutions to the problems? You'll hear from Kamau Bobb, Global Lead for Diversity Strategy and Research at Google and the founding Senior Director of the Constellations Center for Equity in Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology; Julie Lythcott-Haims, former dean of freshmen and undergraduate advising at Stanford, and author of "How to Raise An Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kids for Success"; Lisa Kelly, 6th grade English/ESL teacher at Life Academy in Oakland, CA; and Natasha Wimberly, an English teacher at Early County High School in Southwest Georgia.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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