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Working in Partnership to Improve Educational Outcomes Among Black Students: Closing the Achievement Gap Consortium

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Time: 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. Central Time

Closing the Achievement Gap Consortium (CAGC) 2018 School Board Symposium
Brown Deer, WI


In 2017, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and the Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Midwest formed the Midwest Achievement Gap Research Alliance, a research-practice partnership focused on addressing opportunity gaps and improving education outcomes among Black students. This presentation described the current work of the alliance, offered perspectives from alliance members, and outlined the research and technical assistance support available to school boards through REL Midwest.

Partnership: Midwest Achievement Gap Research Alliance


  • Chrishirella Sutton, Ph.D., Manager, Family and Community Engagement, Racine Unified School District
  • Kyle Fagan, Researcher, REL Midwest