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Improving Academic Outcomes for African American Students

Recorded on October 21, 2015

Sponsored by the Region IX Equity Assistance Center at WestEd.

Closing academic achievement gaps for African American students continues to be a challenge for many school districts. This webinar explores approaches to addressing this issue.

Cynthia Woods, Senior Leadership Associate at the Riverside County Office of Education Leadership Institute, presents the work of the Riverside County African American Achievement Initiative — a group of educators, community members, students, and teachers dedicated to closing the achievement gap for African American students in Riverside County (CA).

Woods also discusses findings in the Initiative’s report, Blueprint for Action: A Framework for Understanding and Improving Academic Achievement for African American Students.

Webinar Presenter(s):

Cynthia Woods Riverside County Office of Education Leadership Institute

Materials from the Webinar