Opportunity vs. Achievement: Framing the Gap

Mar 5, 2018

2:00pm – 3:00pm CT

Ever feel stuck in a conversation about test scores? Despite the fact that practitioners, policymakers, and scholars have been writing about the opportunity gap for the last decade, the primary way that schools across the country currently understand and act on educational equity is through the construct of the achievement gap. This open conversation will argue that the opportunity gap is a more robust frame for understanding and responding to educational inequity than the achievement gap.

[Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.]

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Jim May

New Tech Network

Christian Quintero

Los Angeles Unified School District

Details

Format:

Campfire

Type:

Session

Track:

Equity

Level:

Basic Understanding