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Putting Students First: Creating A Community of Learners
January 22, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm| Free
While test scores for JCPS African American students in the urban core district have improved overall, there are concerns about the slow rate of improvement. A distinguished panel of experts will discuss what is being done currently to address the disparity, and, offer their perspective on the steps needed to address the educational needs of urban youth to prepare them for future success.
INVITED PANELISTS: Dr. Donna Hargens, Superintendent, JCPS; Honorable Hal Heiner, Secretary of Education and Workforce Development Cabinet; Mr. Brent McKim, President, JCTA;
MODERATOR: Dr. Carson Byrd, University of Louisville, Department for Pan African Studies