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Webinar

Thu., March 4, 2021

Understanding the Disparities: The Effects

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Online
Audiences: Educators, Policymakers, Students

Deadline for Registration: March 4, 2021

Education is critical for individual outcomes and for society as a whole. Economists and educators will talk about the long-term effects of educational disruptions—and the potential upside to getting it right.

Who Should Attend


This series is open to anyone interested in the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on education, including educators, school administrators, state and local policymakers, workforce development professionals, and community and business leaders.

Speakers


Kartik Athreya

Kartik B. Athreya

Executive Vice President and Director of Research
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Nicholas Haltom

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Laura Dawson Ullrich

Regional Economist
Kevin Woodcox

Kevin Woodcox

Senior Economic Education Specialist
Clark

Laura Clark

President and CEO, United Way of Central Carolinas
Matthias Doepke

Matthias Doepke

Economist, Northwestern University
Natalie Wexler

Natalie Wexler

Author
Earnest Winston

Earnest Winston

Superintendent, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Agenda


  • Thursday, March 4, 2021
    01:00 pm

    Welcome 

    Laura Ullrich, Regional Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

    01:05 pm

    Discussion: The Long-Term Effects of Educational Disruption

    Kartik Athreya, Executive Vice President and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
    John Bailey Jones, Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
    Nick Haltom, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

    01:20 pm

    Discussion: Solutions Inside the Classroom

    Matthias Doepke, economist, Northwestern University
    Natalie Wexler, author, The Knowledge Gap: The Hidden Cause of America’s Broken Education System–and How to Fix It
    Earnest Winston, superintendent, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
    Kevin Woodcox, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (moderator)
    01:40 pm

    In Conversation: Solutions Outside the Classroom

    Laura Yates Clark, President and CEO, United Way of Central Carolinas
    Laura Ullrich, Regional Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

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