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The Race Gap: Education Of Black Youth In Boston, Alix Cantave Ph.D., Cheryl Holmes Ph.D., Barbara Lewis Ph.D. Dec 2007

The Race Gap: Education Of Black Youth In Boston, Alix Cantave Ph.D., Cheryl Holmes Ph.D., Barbara Lewis Ph.D.

William Monroe Trotter Institute Publications

On April 23, 2007, The William Monroe Trotter Institute held a Roundtable convening more than fifty individuals at UMass Boston for a two-hour conversation on the education of black children in Boston. Roundtable attendees represented a balanced mix of professional and lay persons, including educators, advocates, academics, elected officials and policymakers, and donors. Attendees included the Suffolk County Sheriff, the Acting Superintendent of Boston Public Schools (BPS), and the president of the Boston Teacher’s Union.