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      October 3, 2019

      Thursday   7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

      1001 South Marquette Ave
      Minneapolis, Minnesota

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      Closing the Achievement Gap: A Community Approach

      Labor shortages. Rising poverty. Cultural divides. These are all outcomes related to the achievement gap. How do we address and overcome these social and economic issues as a community?

      Join us to hear from a panel of experts on how they are helping Minnesota close the achievement gap, and learn what role you can play in improving educational opportunities in your area.

      Panelists:
      Christina Saunders, Executive Director of ACES nonprofit
      Alvin Abraham, Dean/Executive Director of Dougherty Family College at University of St. Thomas
      Lori Carrell, Chancellor at University of Minnesota Rochester

      Moderator:
      Art Rolnick, Senior Fellow at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota

      Nonprofit Recipient:
      The Common Good Breakfast Series contributes event proceeds to the nonprofit organization featured at each session. The nonprofit for this event is ACES (Athletes Committed to Educating Students), a nonprofit organization offering an out-of-school-time program that focuses on using sports as a hook to get kids excited about math and social-emotional learning. We’re pleased to support ACES.

      Cost: Payment required - 30.00

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