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Brown v. Board of Education was hailed as a landmark decision for civil rights. But decades later, many consider school integration a failure. UC Berkeley professor Rucker C. Johnson's new book Children of the Dream shows the exact opposite is true. The book looks at decades of studies to show that students of all races who attended integrated schools fared better than those who did not. In this interview with Goldman School of Public Policy Dean Henry E. Brady, Johnson explains how he and his team analyzed the impact of not just integration, but school funding policies, and the Head Start program. Recorded on 1/09/2019.
Growing UC: Past Successes and Future Challenges: The University of California and Higher Education: Its Mission, History, and Goals
Session D features an address from Anneeth Kaur Hundle, UC Merced Assistant Professor of Anthropology, and Ma Vang, UC Merced Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies, on the topic of "Growing UC: Past Successes and Future Challenges." The session continues with a panel discussion led by Yolanda Moses, UC Riverside Professor of Anthropology; Michael Meranze, UCLA Professor of History; and Henry Powell, UC San Diego Professor of Neuropathology and Academic Senate Chair 2009–2010. The panel is moderated by Lawrence Pitts, UC San Francisco Professor Emeritus of Neurosurgery; 2009–2012 UC Provost; and 2003–2004 Academic Senate Chair. Recorded on 10/27/2018.