Bridging the Achievement Gap

Leading researchers from Vanderbilt University and other educational thought leaders have banded together to develop real world strategies for educators who strive to close the academic achievement gaps that persist among children of various racial, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. Please check out this brief video clip about the Bridging the Achievement Gap seminar held at Vanderbilt which features, among others, Dr. James Moore, Associate Provost in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at The Ohio State University and the Executive Director of the Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male.

Please take a moment to view this brief video clip that is an example of the type of dialogue in which we hope to engage at the forthcoming Hiphop Literacies conference on Pedagogies for Social Change.

The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity was established in 2003 as a center for interdisciplinary research at The Ohio State University. The Kirwan Institute works to create a just and inclusive society where all people and communities have opportunity to succeed.