Best in Class: Closing the Achievement Gap with Black Youth

7:00 PM  - 9:00 PM
Thursday Feb 13, 2014
John B Davis Lecture Hall, Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center

Join Twin Cities alumni for an engaging Macalester Black History Month event with Jeffrey A. Hassan '73 and Eric Mahmoud, the 2012 National Charter School Hall of Fame Inductee.

Come learn how a group of charter schools are having a positive influence in the education of black youth in North Minneapolis. Hassan and Mahmoud will lead a panel discussion with key individuals in the field of education and present the findings of their book, Best in Class, featured in a CNN Special Report Black in America: Great Expectations. This documentary explored methods being used to close the achievement gap with black youth and the Harvest Network's partnership with Minneapolis Public Schools. Don't miss this informative, eye-opening experience!

This event is sponsored by the Alumni Office and the Black History Month Committee.

Contact: Daymond Dean,

This event is for: Alumni, Students, Staff and Faculty

Sponsored By: Alumni Office, Black History Month Committee

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