Equity in Education with Colleen J. Quint

  • 4/24/2013 | 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
  • Location: Helmreich House, Living Room
  • Event Type: Lecture

Colleen J. Quint, who for many years worked here in Maine to support student aspirations and access to higher education through the Mitchell Institute (Senator George Mitchell?s scholarship program), shares her insights on the topic of Equity in American Education gained through recent work on a book with colleague Jack Maguire of Maguire Associates, one of the nation?s leading education research and consulting firms. During her lecture Colleen will cover the following topics in detail. ? Pervasiveness of equity issues in American society ? Manifestation of equity issues in education (K-12 and Postsecondary) ? Removing barriers to equitable education