“Educators-in-Training Expectancy Bias: Differences by Student Race and Ability Identity”

Behavioral and academic outcomes differ for students by race and ability within the public education system with even more striking gaps at the intersection of the two. In a research presentation hosted by the Schubert Center for Child Studies, Amy Fisher, Ph.D., NCSP, LPA, (University of Kentucky) will explore how bias in the school system is complex and contributes to ongoing educational inequity by sharing results from a factorial experiment using vignettes with educators-in-training. This work is situated within a disability studies and critical race theoretical framework, in which race and ability are understood as socially constructed and interconnected within the K-12 education system.

The event will take place Thursday, Dec. 3, at 11 a.m. (EST) and is free and open to the community via Zoom. Register to attend online.