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Urban Webinar — new date!

Mar 27, 2017 • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

See also, Rural webinar, March 28

Researchers from the Pennsylvania Education Equity Project will present on a variety of topics affecting urban districts, from desegregation to district consolidation, followed by a Q&A period.

Urban Webinar

Panelists: Heather Bennett, Steven Nelson, Emily Hodge, Rafael Alvarado

Examining Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission v. School District of Philadelphia: Considering How the Supreme Court’s Waning Support of School Desegregation Affected State-Based Desegregation Efforts
This study examines how the Supreme Court’s handling of school desegregation cases at the federal level impacted enforcement of desegregation order mandated under school law.

Educational Equity as a Moving Target: Consolidation, Tracking and Choice in the Woodland Hills School District
The legal history of the Woodland Hills SD offers an example of the benefits and challenges of district consolidation and its aftermath.

Schools of Last Resort: Discussing the Impact of the Alternative Education for Disruptive Youth Act (AEDY) for Students in Alternative Education Programs in Pennsylvania
Take a look at the AEDY law and related legal policies and procedures, and the SD of Philadelphia’s alternative education network and how it supersedes the current law.

Implementing Restorative Practices: How Educators in a Pennsylvania School District Conceptualize Disciplinary Reform
Get an overview of the implementation of restorative practices in a racially diverse school district in PA.

Registration & Cost:

The Urban webinar is available at no cost to members. Registration link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8799165437681270531