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What factors create racial disparities in academic performance? Why haven’t we addressed them? On October 23 in PLV, Senior Harvard Lecturer Ronald F. Ferguson, PhD, talks about closing the achievement gap.

The School of Education welcomes 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 as part of the Distinguished Educators Lecture on Tuesday, October 23, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Gottesman Room on the PLV Campus.

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.

The event is free and open to the public. Register at www.pace.edu/FergusonLecture .

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