Twenty years after the end of federally mandated busing, Denver Public Schools are re-segregated. Today, staggering educational achievement gaps exist between white students and those of color. As part of its ongoing coverage of race in Colorado, Rocky Mountain PBS took an in-depth look at race and education.
MCE will be hosting a special screening with a reception and panel discussion. You can register here.
Moderator: Maria del Carmen Salazar, PhD, Associate Professor, Curriculum Studies & Teaching, Morgridge College of Education
Antonio Esquibel, Executive Director of West Denver Network Schools, Denver Public Schools
Burt Hubbard, Reporter, Rocky Mountain PBS News
Ricardo Martinez, Co-Executive Director, Padres & Jóvenes Unidos
Karen Riley, PhD, Dean, Morgridge College of Education
Julie Speer, Executive Producer, RMPBS