11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET
Addressing the following critical questions and using data from the most recent Equity Indicators Historical Trend Report, participants will discuss how reducing equity gaps in educational attainment can help close achievement gaps, boost economic growth, foster a more inclusive society, and improve the quality of life in their state.
- To what extent do state-level equity gaps exist in educational attainment, and how have they changed over time? How do these equity gaps vary by race, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, and geographic location?
- What key factors contribute to state-level equity gaps in educational attainment, and how do they vary by state? What is the role of school funding, teacher quality, curriculum, student support services, and community resources?
- What are the most effective strategies for reducing state-level equity gaps in educational attainment, and how do they differ by state? What are the most effective policies for increasing college enrollment and completion rates?
- What is the impact of state-level equity gaps in educational attainment on economic and social outcomes, such as earnings, employment, health, and civic engagement? How do these impacts vary by demographic group, geographic location, and other factors?
- What are the best practices for measuring and monitoring state-level equity gaps in educational attainment, and how can this information inform policy and practice?
- What are the most effective data collection and analysis methods? How can this information be used to develop evidence-based interventions and policies to reduce equity gaps in educational attainment?