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Multicultural Education Scholars Speak Out:Guest Dr. Carl A. Grant

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In celebration of the 20th Anniversary NAME Conference that was held Nov. 3 - 6, 2010 the "Real Life" Radio Show continues to conduct post interviews featuring education reform luminaries that have been long time members of NAME. This segment features Dr. Carl A. Grant, Hoefs-Bascom Professor of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Grant served as the first President of NAME, and first Editor of the NAME Journal. His outstanding achievements in Multicultural Education research is honored by NAME through the Carl A. Grant Research Award given each year at the conference. Dr. Grant has at least 51 book publications. Many of them address student achievement, curriculum development, teaching strategies, and parent-teacher engagement. Some of his books to be discussed in the interview include: An Education Guide to Diversity in the Classroom (2003); Intercultural and Multicultural Education: Enhancing Global Interconnectedness (2010); Teach!Change!Empower!: Solutions for Closing the Achievement Gaps (2009); Making Choices for Multicultural Education: Five Approaches to Race, Class and Gender, 6th ed. (2009); Doing Multicultural Education for Achievement and Equity (2011). Specifically, our interview with Dr. Grant will focus on the NAME 2010 conference theme "Empowering Children and Youth: Equity, Multicultural Responsive Teaching and Achievement Gaps."