Have We Closed Socioeconomic Achievement Gaps?

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Have We Closed Socioeconomic Achievement Gaps?" on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST.

A new study released by Education Next uses nearly 50 years of student performance data in math, reading, and science to examine whether socioeconomic achievement gaps have widened, narrowed, or persisted. Join us for an event to discuss the findings with the report authors and a panel of experts.

12:00 PM: Welcome
Martin R. West, Harvard Graduate School of Education

12:05 PM: Presentation of Results
Eric A. Hanushek, Stanford University; Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution

12:20 PM: Panel Discussion
Isabel Sawhill, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
Emma Vadehra, Executive Director, Next100
Moderator: Martin R. West, Harvard Graduate School of Education

1:30 PM: Adjourn

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