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Basic Black: Beyond Black and White... Boston's Public Schools

April 15, 2016

This week Basic Black welcomes  Dr. Tommy Chang, Superintendent of Boston Public Schools; Rahn Dorsey, City of Boston’s Chief of Education; and Rahsaan Hall, Director of the Massachusetts Racial Justice Program of the ACLU. We’ll discuss controversial matters surrounding the Boston Public School systems including standardized testing, parental involvement, the cap on charter schools, and the dilemma around race relations at Boston Latin School and beyond.

Panelists:
- Callie Crossley, Host, Under The Radar with Callie Crossley, 89.7 WGBH Radio
- Phillip Martin, Senior Reporter, WGBH News
- Tommy Chang, Superintendant, Boston Public Schools
- Rahn Dorsey, Chief of Education, City of Boston
- Rahsaan Hall, Director of the Racial Justice Program of the Massachusetts ACLU