Equity & Diversity Video

Closing Opportunity Gaps for Low-Income Students and Students of Color – Shomari Jones

May 22, 2019 14:30

Shomari Jones, the director of equity and graduation success in the Bellevue, Wash., district, talks about his work in advocating for low-income students and students of color to ensure they receive equitable opportunities for learning and academic success in a district whose students are primarily white, Asian, and affluent. Jones was recognized as a 2019 Leader To Learn From for his leadership in closing opportunity gaps. This presentation took place at Education Week’s Leaders To Learn From event in Washington. Read more about his work: https://leaders.edweek.org/profile/shomari-jones-director-equity-graduation-success-closing-opportunity-gaps/ Note: Due to technical difficulties, the beginning portion of this session was not recorded.

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