NEA Today Features Q&A with Associate Professor Amanda Lewis

NEA Today, the news outlet of the National Education Association, features a Q&A with Amanda Lewis, UIC associate professor of African American studies and sociology, on her new co-authored book “Despite the Best Intentions: How Racial Inequity Thrives in Good Schools.”  Lewis, who is director of UIC Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy, and co-author John Diamond of the University of Wisconsin-Madison discuss their project, findings related to achievement gaps and the role of educators in addressing the issue here.