In this segment of "The State of Race: Education" presented by WGBH and The Boston Globe, host Dan Lothian talks to Founder & Director, The NET Mentoring Group, Jamal Grant; Professor of Urban Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Gloria Ladson-Billings and Boston Globe Education Reporter Bianca Vázquez Toness about the the impact of cultural proficiency seminars. Manuel Fernandez, principal of the Cambridge Street Upper School, joined the program to explain how cultural proficiency seminars have made a significant difference in his school, and also discusses the motivation behind detracking math classes.

Produced in partnership with the NAACP Boston Branch and WORLD Channel, "The State of Race" is a series of virtual forums examining race and inequality in Massachusetts. Stream the full hour-long "The State of Race" panel discussion focusing on the intersection of education and race here.