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The State of Segregation: 21st-Century Opportunities for Racial Integration in New Jersey's Schools

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Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM EDT
Feliciano School of Business, Multipurpose Room 140Map Location

The State of Segregation: 21st-Century Opportunities for Racial Integration in New Jersey's Schools

Featuring a presentation by Paul Tractenberg

Join Montclair State University for a discussion on the current patterns of racial and economic segregation in New Jersey's schools, how it came to be this way, and the implications for teaching and learning.

The presentation will be followed by a panel with:

  • Mackey Pendergrast, Superintendent, Morris School District
  • Sharon Smith, Parents Unified for Local School Education
  • Erin Santana, The Inclusion Project
  • Jennifer Robinson, The Center for Pedagogy, Montclair State University
  • Leslie Wilson, The Agenda for Education in a Democracy, Montclair State University

Paul Tractenberg taught at Rutgers Law School from 1970-2016 and became a nationally known expert in public education. He is a prolific writer, sought-after speaker, advisor and a leading legal advocate. He established the Education Law Center, a public interest law project; the Institute of Education Law and Policy, an interdisciplinary research project at Rutgers; and the Center for Diversity and Equality of Education.

His talk is sponsored by the College of Education and Human Services; the Department of Counseling and Educational Leadership; the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Education Project; and CUE (Critical Urban Education)