James E. Ford

James E. Ford is the executive director of CREED — the Center for Racial Equity in Education. He represents the Southwest Education Region on the N.C. State Board of Education. Ford is pursuing his Ph.D. in Urban Education at UNC Charlotte. He previously taught World History and Sociology at Garinger High School in Charlotte, and in 2014-15, he was the Burroughs Wellcome Fund North Carolina Teacher of the Year.

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Perspective | On our best days, we don’t serve all of our students well: ‘Educational debt’ and COVID-19

Editor’s note: The following is an audio recording and transcript of remarks given by State Board of Education member James...

 

E(race)ing Inequities | Racial equity in North Carolina’s schools, a story of accumulated disadvantage

This is an excerpt from “E(race)ing Inequities: The State of Racial Equity in North Carolina Public Schools” by the Center...

 

E(race)ing Inequities | How race influences who plans on going to college

This is an excerpt from “E(race)ing Inequities: The State of Racial Equity in North Carolina Public Schools” by the Center...

 

E(race)ing Inequities | The influence of race on SAT scores

This is an excerpt from “E(race)ing Inequities: The State of Racial Equity in North Carolina Public Schools” by the Center...

 

E(race)ing Inequities | How does race influence ACT scores?

This is an excerpt from “E(race)ing Inequities: The State of Racial Equity in North Carolina Public Schools” by the Center...

 

E(race)ing Inequities | Students of color less likely to earn industry-recognized certificate than white peers, report finds

This is an excerpt from “E(race)ing Inequities: The State of Racial Equity in North Carolina Public Schools” by the Center...

 

E(race)ing Inequities | Test scores and race, a familiar story

This is an excerpt from “E(race)ing Inequities: The State of Racial Equity in North Carolina Public Schools” by the Center...

 

E(race)ing Inequities | The intersection of race and grade point average in NC schools

This is an excerpt from “E(race)ing Inequities: The State of Racial Equity in North Carolina Public Schools” by the Center...

 

E(race)ing Inequities | How access to Advanced Placement courses breaks down by race

This is an excerpt from “E(race)ing Inequities: The State of Racial Equity in North Carolina Public Schools” by the Center...

 

E(race)ing Inequities | Students of color take fewer honors courses than white peers, new report finds

This is an excerpt from “E(race)ing Inequities: The State of Racial Equity in North Carolina Public Schools” by the Center...

 

E(race)ing Inequities | The intersection of race and special education

This is an excerpt from “E(race)ing Inequities: The State of Racial Equity in North Carolina Public Schools” by the Center...

 

E(race)ing Inequities | How race influences who is designated ‘gifted’ in North Carolina

This is an excerpt from “E(race)ing Inequities: The State of Racial Equity in North Carolina Public Schools” by the Center...