CLEVELAND — As Northeast Ohio and the rest of the nation continues its conversation on racism and inequality in America, the City Club of Cleveland is hosting another important panel Tuesday on how those topics affect some of our most important institutions: schools.
The discussion will be called "An Honest Education: Talking About Race, Equity, and Inclusion in the Classroom." Dr. Ronnie A. Dunn, Interim Chief Diversity Officer & Associate Professor at Cleveland State University, will moderate the chat between a group of experts and citizens from across Greater Cleveland, including:
- John Adams - Department Chair for History, Cleveland School of Science and Medicine, John Hay High School
- Melissa Cropper - President, Ohio Federation of Teachers
- Owen Ganor - Student, Rocky River High School
- Sarah Rintamaki - Parent, Westlake City Schools
The panel starts at noon and will be simulcast live on WKYC.com, the WKYC app, and the WKYC Facebook and YouTube pages.
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