EDUCATION AND OPPORTUNITY


           On Friday, October 3, 2008 at Stanford University's Tresidder Union the Eisenhower Foundation joined with the Stanford University School of Education, the Civil Rights Project, the Warren Institute, and the Education and the Public Interest Center to host a daylong forum to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Kerner Commission report and to bring attention to issues of educational inequality.

PRESENTERS (in Alphabetical Order)

Alan Curtis: "What Together We Can Do: A Forty Year Update of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders" Click here to download. (PDF file)

Linda Darling-Hammond: Keynote speech Click here to download. (PDF file)
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Patricia Gandara: The Increasing Complexity of Race and Schooling. Click here to download. (PDF file)

Goodwin Liu: Remarks. Click here to download. (PDF file)

Gary Orfield: The Schools and the Pursuit of an Integrated America Click here to download. (PDF file)

Amy Stuart-Wells: Schools and Opportunity: Understanding White Resistance to Structuring Access to Knowledge Click here to download. (PDF file)

Gregory Walton: Latent Ability: Grades and Test Scores Underestimate the
Intellectual Ability of Negatively Stereotyped Students Click here to download. (PDF file)

Kevin Welner: Schools and Opportunity: Structuring Access to Knowledge" Click here to download. (PDF file)