Howard University to Offer Criminal Justice Course to High School Students in Pilot Program of the National Education Equity Lab

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —¬†Howard University has joined forces with the National Education Equity Lab (Ed Equity Lab) to inspire and inform New York City youth who will participate in a Howard University credit-bearing course on criminal justice. The course will be offered to 100 eleventh and twelfth graders in five NYC Title 1 underserved high schools, which begins this week.

Howard University President Wayne A. I. Frederick praised the effort as necessary during this moment in history.

Howard University is proud to collaborate with other colleges and universities committed to advance educational and racial justice for the countless talented students in historically underserved high schools throughout our nation,” said President Frederick.¬† “There’s never been a more important moment for colleges and universities to boldly step up to advance opportunity equity than now.”

The first Howard course is “Introduction to Criminal Justice,” taught by the popular

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