Civil Rights Assistant Secretary to Address Minority Student Achievement Symposium

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Civil Rights Assistant Secretary to Address Minority Student Achievement Symposium

Russlynn Ali, assistant secretary for the Office for Civil Rights, will address the Fourth Annual Delaware Valley Minority Student Achievement Consortium-College Board District Leadership Symposium Thursday at the Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue Hotel in Philadelphia. The event serves as a forum for school district leaders in a 100-mile radius of Philadelphia to learn about promising leadership and organizational practices for addressing pervasive achievement gaps defined by race/ethnicity and economics. Ali will express her support and encouragement for efforts to tackle the achievement gap and promote equity in education opportunities for all students.

Who : Russlynn Ali, assistant secretary for the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education
What : Address to the Fourth Annual Delaware Valley Minority Student Achievement Consortium and College Board District Leadership Symposium
When : 9:15 a.m. EDT on Thursday May 12, 2011
Where : Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue Hotel, 4200 City Ave., Philadelphia