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Event: A Symposium on Urban Public Education

The Tribune presents a half-day symposium in El Paso on urban public education in Texas.

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What: The Texas Tribune presents a half-day symposium on urban public education in Texas. Topics of discussion will include educating the emerging demographic majority, social and emotional learning in public education and strategies for widening the high school-to-college pipeline.

Who: Symposium co-presenters include the University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso Independent School District, IDEA Public Schools and Educate Texas. The roster of panelists include school system superintendents for El Paso (Juan Cabrera), Dallas (Michael Hinojosa), Austin (Paul Cruz) and Houston (Terry Grier). Also scheduled is a conversation with newly installed Education Commissioner Mike Morath.

When: Jan. 22, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Where: University of Texas at El Paso, Tomás Rivera Conference Center, 500 W. University Ave., El Paso

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