A conversation hosted by The Algebra Project, the SNCC Legacy Project, Teaching for Change, and XQ Institute moderated by B.J. Walker. Co-Sponsored (in part) by The Young People's Project.
On April 23, 2020, in a groundbreaking decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit recognized a constitutional right to foundational literacy under the
Fourteenth Amendment. The case, which originated from students seeking equitable, quality education in the Detroit public schools, elevates the argument that all children have a right to be educated to a 21st century standard of basic literacy. One of the student plaintiffs and panelist, Jamarria Hall will share his story.