Upcoming Events

Part of the School Research Partnership
12:00 PM | Zoom

The Road to Recovery in NC Public Schools: Comprehensive Planning, Strategic Investments, and Charting a Path Forward

Michael Maher and Jeni Corn from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction Office of Learning Recovery and Acceleration will explain how NCDPI education researchers are providing resources and supports to districts and schools to address learning loss resulting from the pandemic. The Office of Learning Recovery and Acceleration (OLR) is developing, implementing, and evaluating state-…

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM ET | Zoom

Triangle Economics of Education Workshop

The Triangle Economics of Education Workshop (TEEW) will bring together scholars to present and discuss empirical research on the economics of education. Dr. Kirabo Jackson, Abraham Harris Professor of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University, will give the keynote address. Jackson is a labor economist who studies education and social policy issues. He has…

Part of the Crown Distinguished Lecture in Ethics
5:00 PM | Virtual

Crown Distinguished Lecture in Ethics: Equity and Inclusion on Sesame Street

We welcome Dr. Jeanette Betancourt, Senior Vice President for U.S. Social Impact at Sesame Workshop, for the Crown Lecture in Ethics. Dr. Betancourt will talk about Equity and Inclusion on Sesame Street. Named for benefactor Lester Crown, the lecture series was established to bring speakers to Duke to discuss ethical concerns in the arts, sciences,…

Part of the Sulzberger Distinguished Lecture Series
3:00 PM | Sanford 223, Rhodes Conference Room

The Power of Advocacy: Leveraging An Unprecedented Opportunity for Education Equity and Justice

Sulzberger Distinguished Lecture Denise Forte, Interim CEO, The Education Trust Denise Forte is the interim CEO at The Education Trust. With more than two decades of experience in the federal legislative and executive branches advancing progressive education and family policy, Forte brings strategic leadership to the organization’s efforts to engage policymakers and diverse coalitions of…

Part of the Early Childhood Initiative Series
3:00 PM | Sanford 223, Rhodes Conference Room

Early Childhood Initiative Lecture featuring Ana Christina da Silva

Ana Christina da Silva is director of Learning, Diversity, and Urban Studies and professor of the practice of education in the Department of Teaching and Learning at Vanderbilt University. Her research centers at the learning ecologies of linguistically/culturally diverse students; family and community resources in diverse urban in- and out-of-school contexts; and partnerships between family,…