Participate in a Conversation on Creating a Roadmap to Equity in Civic Education
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Far too many New York students leave school unprepared to participate in and shape our democracy, despite their constitutional right to an education that prepares them for effective civic engagement. It’s no surprise that, on average, these students are less likely to participate in civic and political life as adults.
On Tuesday, May 28, 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., the DemocracyReady NY Coalition–convened by the Center for Educational Equity at Teachers College, Columbia University–invites New York education stakeholders to participate in a free, interactive conversation exploring K-12 civic-education opportunity gaps as well as strategies to achieve statewide equity in civic learning.
New research findings from the Center for Educational Equity’s pilot study of selected New York high schools will ground the conversation in real-world examples of civic-education inequities across school types. And featured stakeholders–including a student, a teacher, a parent, and a school-boards representative–will share their perspectives and potential solutions.
Webinar participants will walk away with practical, action-oriented ideas on how to support and join the movement to ensure all New York students graduate high school fully prepared for effective civic participation.
Advance registration is required. Visit www.democracyreadyny.org to learn more and register. We look forward to your participation on the 28th!