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Upcoming Events

**Planning is underway to schedule the next event in the Critical Conversations in Urban Education series. Please check back for updates. The information below outlines the most recent event in the series.

Engaging Multiple Voices: Issues that Divide and Unite in Urban Education

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
5:00-8:00 pm
Bossone Research Center
Mitchell Auditorium
3120 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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The Drexel School of Education’s Critical Conversations in Urban Education Lecture Series is proud to host H. Richard Milner IV, Ph.D., one of the nation’s most respected voices on urban education, for a thought-provoking discussion on issues facing students in urban schools on Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 from 5:00-8:00 pm at the Bossone Research Center's Mitchell Auditorium.

Dr. Milner will discuss issues in urban education that divide and unite us with particular attention placed on reforms in education (and society) that could improve the life chances of students living in urban communities.  Special attention will be placed on reforms and recommendations that draw from interdisciplinary expertise as well as various university and community stakeholders.

Richard Milner
H. Richard Milner IV

Attendees to this free event will also have the chance to visit an Exhibit Hall before and after the event where representatives from across Drexel University will show how Drexel is fulfilling it's missing and commitment to urban education.

Teachers attending the event may be eligible for Act 48 credit.

H. Richard Milner IV, Ph.D. is the Helen Faison Endowed Chair of Urban Education, Professor of Education, as well as Director of the Center for Urban Education at the University of Pittsburgh.  His research has appeared in numerous journals, and he has published six books. In 2015, Professor Milner received the Division K Award for Innovations in Research on Diversity in Teacher Education from the American Educational Research Association. Currently, he is Editor-in-chief of Urban Education and co-editor of the Handbook of Urban Education. 

This event will also be streamed live online. Please register by April 15th by visiting