Human Rights in Times of COVID-19: The Rights to Education

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Please join us as we continue our web series on how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting human rights locally, nationally and globally. The focus this week will be on how the pandemic has affected the right to education, including issues of student access and engagement with virtual instruction, concerns over teachers' health and safety, and the implications for students beyond the classroom. Our experts panelists include:

Dr. Tondra Loder-Jackson, Professor of Educational Foundations in the UAB School of Education.

Dr. Ashley Kuntz, Director of Scholar Development + Clinical Assistant Professor of Educational Policy Studies at Florida International University.

Dr. Tonya Perry, Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the UAB School of Education and Executive Director of GEAR UP Alabama, an educational initiative in the Black Belt Region of Alabama.

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Thursday, August 6 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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Lectures & Presentations, Workshop/Educational


Diversity & Inclusion

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Current Students, Faculty & Staff, General Public






Institute for Human Rights


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