Race and The Future of Texas Public Education

Feb 21, 2018

Wednesday, Feb. 21
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With questions of race and racism at the forefront of political and policy conversations nationally, the LBJ Future Forum hosted an intimate panel discussion and audience Q&A on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, to explore the projected demographics of the schoolchildren and educators in the Texas public education system and some of the related policy, political, and socioeconomic issues.

Our panelists included:

  • Rafael Bejar, Director of Outreach, Policy Advisor, Texas Public Policy Foundation
  • Morgan Craven, Director, School-to-Prison Pipeline Project, Texas Appleseed
  • Gina Hinojosa, State Representative for House District 49
  • Gregory Worthington, doctoral student in UT’s Education Policy & Planning Program and former public school classroom teacher
  • Moderator: Julie Chang, state education reporter for the Austin American-Statesman

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