Sharpton and Klein address education achievement gap at Schomburg

Barker, Cyril Josh
January 2009
New York Amsterdam News;1/2/2009, Vol. 100 Issue 2, p3
The article highlights a forum, titled "Ensuring Equality for All of Our Students," held at the Langston Hughes Auditorium at the Schomberg Center in Harlem, New York City on December 30, 2009. During the forum, Reverend Al Sharpton and New York Public Schools Chancellor Joel Klein highlighted how, even after 54 years since Brown v. Board of Education, there continues to be segregation when it comes to public school academics. The discussion noted statistics about the divide between students of color and whites.


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