On Friday, February 8, 12:00-1:00 pm, CAS executive director Linda Nathan will be speaking about her book, When Grit Isn't Enough, as a part of the State Library of Massachusetts' February Author Series.
In When Grit Isn’t Enough, Linda investigates five assumptions that inform our ideas about education today, revealing how these beliefs mask systemic inequity. Seeing a rift between these false promises and the lived experiences of her students, she argues that it is time for educators to face these uncomfortable issues head-on and explores how educators can better serve all students, increase college retention rates, and develop alternatives to college that don’t disadvantage students on the basis of race or income.
This event will take place at the Massachusetts State House, room 341, and is free and open to all. For more information and registration, please visit Mass Humanities.