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Impact of Charter Schools on Education and the African American Community

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Third Street Bethel AME Church

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PART 1:

An Introduction to the Impact of Charter Schools On Public Education and the African American Community: The history and background of the charter school movement and the explanation of the charter school performance outcomes for students.

Panelists include:

Kimberly Quick, Moderator

Kimberly Quick: Quick is an education policy associate at The Century Foundation, former fellow in the Office of Provost at Wake Forest University helping to develop the communications, programming, and policy related to diversity, inclusion, and student experiences.

Rev. Ben Campbell

Rev. Campbell is a Rhodes Scholar, has worked with Communities in Schools, the Micah Association, the Armstrong Leadership Program, and is a member of the Richmond Public Schools Education Foundation.

James H. Hershman, Jr., Ph.D.

Hershman currently serves as a graduate professor at Georgetown University, former Senior Fellow at Georgetown’s Government Affairs Institute, with his doctoral studies in Southern History.

Sabin Duncan, Ph.D.

Duncan is the Executive Director of Student Success Initiatives at Virginia State University, a former charter school administrator. Dr. Duncan’s doctoral research focused on charter schools in Detroit.

Helen Stiff-Williams, Ed. D

Stiff-Williams currently serves as a professor in the School of Education at Regent University, former Chairman of the Education Department at Hampton University, former division director in the VA Department of Education, and has served as a former school principal and assistant superintendent.


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Part 2: Join us for a screening of the documentary BACKPACK FULL OF CASH followed by a round table discussion on the future of public education.

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