Event 

Title:
Race, Poverty, and Delaware Public Education: Policies, Prospects, and Outcomes
When:
Thursday, October 19, 2017  6:00 PM
Where:
Delaware History Museum/Center for African America - Wilmington
Category:
2017 Contemporary History Series

Description

Buttonwood School_ New Castle,_students and teacher in classroom_3_06_1935 Delaware Historical SocietyDr. Daniel Rich, University of Delaware’s Director of the Community Engagement Initiative and Policy Director of the Wilmington Education Improvement Commission, will speak on the historical context and current issues in Delaware public education as they relate to issues of race and equity. Dr. Tony Allen, Provost and Executive Vice President of Delaware State University and Chair of the Wilmington Education Improvement Commission, Shana Payne, DE DOE Director of Higher Education, and Dorrell Green, DE DOE Director, Innovation and Improvement, will provide insight into current educational policy.

Free parking provided by Colonial Parking, Sixth and Shipley streets.

FREE
Reservations requested: (302) 655-7161 or deinfo@dehistory.org
After 5:00 on 10/19/2017, please call (302) 656-0637 for availability.

 

Right: Buttonwood School, New Castle, Delaware
Students and teacher in classroom, March 6, 1935
Delaware Historical Society

 

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Venue

Venue:
Delaware History Museum/Center for African America   -   Website
Street:
505 N. Market Street
ZIP:
19801
City:
Wilmington
State:
Delaware

Description

The Delaware History Museum (1940) - Originally a Woolworth's Department Store, the building has been transformed into the Delaware History Museum and the Jane and Littleton Mitchell Center for African American Heritage.  It features permanent and rotating exhibitions, classrooms and meeting space.



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