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From the WGBH Forum Network: "A discussion that addresses evidence concerning ways that parenting practices may contribute to black-white achievement gaps. The achievement gaps among children of college educated parents receives special emphasis. Presenters propose ways that parenting strategies need to complement school improvement and other approaches to narrowing racial gaps in academic performance. Speakers include: Ronald Ferguson, Lecturer in Public Policy at the Kennedy School of Government, and Jelani Mandara, Assistant Professor of Human Development and Social Policy at Northwestern University. Richard Murnane, Thompson Professor of Education and Society, moderates. This forum is being offered in collaboration with the Achievement Gap Initiative at Harvard University."