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Deputy Director of White House Initiative on HBCUs Ivory Toldson to Participate at American Education Research Association’s Annual Conference


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Event Date 1: April 03, 2014 02:15 pm - 04:15 pm
Event Date 2: April 03, 2014 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Ivory Toldson, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), will participate in two events at the annual conference of the American Education Research Association (AERA) in Philadelphia on Thursday, April 3, 2013.

At 2:15 p.m. Toldson will lead a panel discussion entitled "Breaking Barriers: Plotting the Path to Historically Black Colleges and Universities for School-Age Black Males." He and other panelists from Morehouse College, Ohio State University, UNC-Charlotte, and Clemson University will discuss ways that HBCUs can resolve inequities in U.S. public schools and expand college access to school-age black males.

At 6 p.m., Toldson will take part in a networking reception to answer questions about President Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative and the Education Department’s recent civil rights data collection release.

Both events are sponsored by AERA’s Committee on Scholars of Color in Education.


Event 1
Who : Ivory Toldson, deputy director, White House Initiative on HBCUs
Other participants are:
Bryant Marks, Morehouse College
James L. Moore III, Ohio State University
Chance W. Lewis, University of North Carolina – Charlotte
Lamont A. Flowers, Clemson University
What : Panel Discussion: “Breaking Barriers: Plotting the Path to Historically Black Colleges and Universities for School-Age Black Males”
When : 2:15 p.m., Thursday, April 3, 2014
Where : Convention Center
1101 Arch St.
100 Level, room 102B
Philadelphia, Pa.
Event 2
Who : Ivory Toldson, deputy director, White House Initiative on HBCUs
Will Crossley, senior advisor, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights
Rich Milner, editor-in-chief, Urban Education
Marjorie A. Innocent, vice president, Research and Programs, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc.
What : Informal remarks at reception on My Brother’s Keeper and the Education Department’s recent civil rights data collection
When : 6 p.m., Thursday, April 3, 2014
Where : Convention Center
1101 Arch St.
200 Level, room 204A
Philadelphia, Pa.
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