Distinguished Educators Lecture
Excellence With Equity: A Social Movement for the 21st Century
Featuring Ronald F. Ferguson, PhD
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Questions and answer session to follow
Gottesman Room, Kessel Student Center
861 Bedford Road
Pleasantville, NY 10570
What factors create racial disparities in academic performace? Why haven't we addressed them? How can we close the gap and spur success?
Join one of the nation's foremost experts on education and economic development, Senior Harvard Lecturer Ronald F. Ferguson, PhD, as he discusses a growing national movement to improve educational outcomes for students from all racial, ethnic, and social backgrounds. Drawing on his recent book, Toward Excellence with Equity: An Emerging Vision for Closing the Achievement Gap, Ferguson sets forth a compelling vision for change and "an urgent call to action" to all those concerned about the future of our children and our country.
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
Please RSVP at: http://www.pace.edu/FergusonLecture
Questions? Contact Merrill Lee Fuchs, SOEevents@pace.edu or (914) 773-3884.