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Apr 22, 2018



3:30 pm

3848 Hartley Rd

32257



12:45PM 150 E. 1st St 32206

7:00PM Southeast Library 10599 Dearwood Park Blve  32256



The Week of

April 22, 2018

Public Education Graded at Lifetree Café

 

The state of public education will be examined  at Lifetree Café on


  • Tuesday, Apr 24 @ 3:30PM at Mandarin Senior Center, 3848 Hartley Rd,  32257.
  • Thursday, Apr 26 @ 12:45PM at Mary L Singleton Senior Center, 150 E. 1st St, 32206
  • Thursday, Apr 26 @ 7:00PM at Southeast Regional Library Room A, 10599 Deerwood Park Blvd 32256  


The program, titled “Pass or Fail? The State of Education,” features filmed interviews with Nikhil Goyal, TED talk speaker and author of One Size Does Not Fit All: A Student’s Assessment of School, and Sajan George, the founder of Matchbook Learning, a school-turnaround organization.


“Thirteen years of being in the system annihilated my creative potential,” says Goyal, a recent high school graduate. “School stunted my creative prowess. I came to the realization that I was seen not as a human being, but as a test score.”


Goyal advocates sweeping changes in the educational system.

 

During the session Lifetree participants will have to opportunity to discuss the current state of public education and what changes might improve the system for schools, parents, and students.  


Admission to the 60-minute event is free. Snacks and beverages are available.

 

Lifetree Café is a place where people gather for conversation about life and faith in a casual coffeehouse-type setting. Like us on Facebook.   Questions about Lifetree Cafe may be directed to George at (904) 731-0731 or George@LifetreeCafeJAX.org


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