Reimagining Black & Latinx Student Achievement & Economic Success

John King, Former U.S. Secretary of Education & Maryland gubernatorial candidate, Austan Goolsbee, renowned U of C Economist and President Obama's Chair of the Council of Economic Advisors, and Chancellor Juan Salgado of the City Colleges of Chicago in a virtual panel discussion moderated by Beth Swanson, CEO of A Better Chicago.

Session Overview

While many community college students “drop-out” early in their educational careers, Black and LatinX students do so at a higher rate. Shedding light on structural and systemic causes of this issue is critical to reimagining success for Black students. Join us for an important conversation with John King, Former U.S. Secretary of Education and Maryland gubernatorial candidate, Chancellor Juan Salgado, City Colleges of Chicago, and Austan Goolsbee, Economist and Professor of Economics at University of Chicago Booth School, moderated by Elizabeth Swanson, CEO of A Better Chicago, to explore these issues.

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