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Race, Inequality and Language in Education - Fall Conference 2020

Pursuing Educational Equity in Uncertain Times

The 2020 fall conference featured five days of distinguished scholars addressing the theme of “Pursuing Educational Equity in Uncertain Times.” To view each day’s focus, learn more about the speakers, and view each day’s one-hour video, see the conference program below. To see commentary and join the conversation, use the Twitter hashtag #RILE2020. 

The 2020 conference took place virtually from October 19-23. In an interview before the conference, RILE Chair Arnetha Ball spoke about plans for the event and how race, inequality and language are inextricably connected in their effect on learning.

Conference Program

Day 1: Race, policy, and reform post-COVID

View Day 1 recording

Day 2: Educational abolition

View Day 2 recording

Day 3: An Indigenous view on this moment of crisis—COVID-19, racism, online teaching and learning anxiety, and other disruptions to lives already lived unequally

View Day 3 recording

Day 4: COVID-19 and race

View Day 4 recording

Day 5: Education’s hard reset, and where education needs to go from here

View Day 5 recording

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