How to Improve Access to Rigorous Coursework

Join EAC-South and co-host the National Academy of Education for this upcoming webinar.

Date: May 22, 2024 at 2 p.m. ET

Explore the vital role of rigorous coursework in academic success, including equitable access to preparatory schooling and courses from elementary and middle school through secondary education. In this session, uncover the effects of unequal access to challenging courses on educational outcomes across racial/ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Learn strategies to minimize these disparities and create inclusive academic settings. Join prominent researchers and an advanced placement manager to pave the way for equitable academic opportunities for every student!


  • Amy Berman, Deputy Director, National Academy of Education
  • Michal Kurlaender, Chancellor’s Leadership Professor of Education Policy at the School of Education, University of California, Davis
  • Karolyn Tyson, Professor and Chair of Sociology, Georgetown University
  • James Smith, Advanced Placement, Memphis-Shelby County Schools

Register here.