Overcoming Barriers to Student Success – #TheNext400 Digital Roundtable

The pandemic hit some communities harder than others, and left students facing unfamiliar challenges to learning. Special guests Eric Gordon, CEO of Cleveland Metropolitan School District; and Charles Smialek, Superintendent of Parma City Schools join WOIO News Anchor Chris Tanaka to discuss the tools needed to overcome the barriers to student success.

Recommended Reading

Despite the Best Intentions: How Racial Inequality Thrives in Good Schools by Amanda E. Lewis and John B. Diamond

Black School, White School: Racism and Educational (Mis)leadership by Jeffrey S. Brooks

How the Other Half Learns: Equality, Excellence, and the Battle over School Choice by Robert Pondiscio

Place, Not Race: a New Vision of Opportunity in America by Sheryll Cashin 

“Multiplication Is for White People”: Raising Expectations for Other People’s Children by Lisa Delpit