A liberal think tank is pointing out a discrepancy in the laws that lay out Ohio’s third grade reading guarantee.
Penick vs. The Columbus Board of Education
Jerry Revish moderates a discussion about the case that led to the desegregation of Columbus schools.
Panelists: Robert Duncan, the former United States district court judge who presided over the case; Sam Porter, the attorney who represented the Columbus Board of Education; Clarence Lumpkin, a civil rights leader who has been a prominent community activist in the Linden area for nearly fifty years; Gene Harris, the superintendent of the Columbus City Schools; and Sharon Davies, attorney, author, and professor at The Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University.
The program was part of the 2010 Rosa Parks Day celebration in Ohio.