Davis, deGrasse Tyson, Ravitch address NSBA conference

June 2013
American School Board Journal;Jun2013, Vol. 200 Issue 6, pV
The article covers the 73rd Annual Conference of the National School Boards Association (NSBA) held in 2013 in San Diego, California. Speakers included actress Geena Davis, who discussed gender stereotypes in mass media and the effects on children, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, who discussed mathematics and science education as well as religion in schools, and author Diane Ravitch, who discussed public education reform.


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