Why haven’t we closed the achievement gap?

Join us for an interactive discussion moderated by MPR News.

Monday, April 18, 2016
Doors at 11:30 a.m. | Event at 12:00 p.m. 

Coffman Union Theater  

Free! Please register to attend.

Complimentary box lunches available for guests following the event.

Moderated by MPR News host, Tom Weber, the event will feature a discussion with Dr. Catherine Squires, professor of communication studies and director of the Race, Indigeneity, Gender & Sexuality Studies Initiative (RIGS); Dr. Brenda Cassellius, Commissioner of Education, State of Minnesota; and Dr. Mitch Pearlstein, Founder and Senior Fellow, Center for the American Experiment.

Big Questions is a new series brought to you by the University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts and MPR News. This series will foster thoughtful discussion through a liberal arts lens, bringing multiple and diverse perspectives to bear on today’s pressing questions.

Big Questions is free and open to the public.
This event will be recorded for future broadcast by Minnesota Public Radio News.