Appendix A
Workshop Agenda

NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL

COMMITTEE ON NATIONAL STATISTICS

CENTER FOR EDUCATION

Workshop on Measuring Racial Disparities and Discrimination in Elementary and Secondary Education

Georgetown Facility

Cecil and Ida Green Building

Room 104

2001 Wisconsin Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

July 1, 2002

8:30

Breakfast in Meeting Room

9:00

Welcome and Introductions

 

Samuel Lucas, Member, Panel on Methods for Assessing Discrimination

Andy White, Director, Committee on National Statistics

Jeanette Lim, Director, Program Legal Group, Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education



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Measuring Racial Discrimination Appendix A Workshop Agenda NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL COMMITTEE ON NATIONAL STATISTICS CENTER FOR EDUCATION Workshop on Measuring Racial Disparities and Discrimination in Elementary and Secondary Education Georgetown Facility Cecil and Ida Green Building Room 104 2001 Wisconsin Avenue, NW Washington, DC July 1, 2002 8:30 Breakfast in Meeting Room 9:00 Welcome and Introductions   Samuel Lucas, Member, Panel on Methods for Assessing Discrimination Andy White, Director, Committee on National Statistics Jeanette Lim, Director, Program Legal Group, Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education

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Measuring Racial Discrimination 9:30 Session One: What Constitutes Race Discrimination in Education? A Social Science Perspective Presenter: Roslyn A. Mickelson (University of North CarolinaCharlotte) Discussant: Valerie Lee (University of Michigan) 10:00 General Discussion: Q & A 10:45 Session Two: What Constitutes Race Discrimination in Education? A Legal Perspective Presenter: James Ryan (University of Virginia Law School) Discussant: Michael Rebell (Campaign for Fiscal Equity, Inc.) 11:15 General Discussion: Q & A 12:00 Lunch 1:00 Session Three: Racial Disparities and Discrimination in Education: What Do We Know, How Do We Know It, and What Do We Need to Know? Presenter: George Farkas (Pennsylvania State University) Discussant: Ronald Ferguson (Harvard University) 1:30 General Discussion: Q & A 2:15 Session Four: Measuring Discrimination: Alternative Techniques and Applications from Other Domains Presenters: Harry Holzer (Georgetown University) and Jens Ludwig (Georgetown University) Discussant: Judith Hellerstein (University of Maryland) 2:45 General Discussion: Q & A 3:30 Session Five: Applications and Directions for the Department of Education Panelists: Joan First (National Coalition of Advocates for Students) Willis Hawley (University of Maryland) John Kain (University of Texas-Dallas)

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Measuring Racial Discrimination   Gerald Reynolds* (Assistant Secretary, Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education)   Marilyn McMillen Seastrom (Chief Statistician, National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education) 4:15 Closing Remarks Rebecca Blank, Chair, Panel on Methods for Assessing Discrimination 4:30 Adjourn *   Could not attend; Dan Sutherland, Chief of Staff, Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, came in his place.