LWV covers diversity issues Nov. 16

“Diversity’s Hidden Issues: Challenges in K-12 Education” will be the topic Nov. 16 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Little Canada City Hall, 515 E. Little Canada Road. The League of Women Voters of Roseville, Maplewood and Falcon Heights presents a panel discussion on the challenges to the schools when serving students of a wide variety of abilities, economic backgrounds, races and ethnicities.

Speakers will include Joanna Eager, equity and integration coordinator for ISD 623; Tanetha Grosland diversity coach ISD 622; Scott Allen principal, Little Canada Elementary School, ISD 623; and Julie S. Anderson, parent, PTA president, Valentine Hills Elementary School, ISD 621.

The doors open at 6:30 p.m., when refreshments will be served. The panel will speak at 7 p.m. followed by a question and answer session.

The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan organization promoting political responsibility through informed and active participation of citizens in government.

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