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NEW YORK — Pace University’s Education Alliance, a student-run organization, will sponsor a series of lectures in April in recognition of Education Month. All presentations will be held on the University’s New York City campus at 1 Pace Plaza in lower Manhattan across from City Hall Park, and are free and open to the public.
April 1: Michael Johnson, principal of the Science Skills Center in Brooklyn, will present “African American Children and Education,” at 3:30 p.m. in Lecture Hall South.
April 8: New York City Chancellor Rudy Crew will present “The Future of New York City Public Schools,” at 3:30 p.m. in the Student Union.
April 10: Ayo Harrington, activist and president of the United Parents Association, will present “Parents and Teachers: Friends or Foes,” at 3:30 p.m. in Lecture Hall South.
April 15: Fernando Ferrer, Bronx borough president and mayoral candidate, will present “Politics, Education and the Future,” at 3:30 p.m. in Lecture Hall South.
April 24: James Loewen, University of Vermont professor of sociology and author of Lies My Teacher Told Me, will present “How and Why do Teachers Lie,” at 3:30 p.m. in Lecture Hall South.
Pace is a comprehensive, independent University with campuses in New York City and Westchester County. Nearly 14,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Lubin School of Business, School of Computer Science and Information Systems, School of Education, School of Law and Lienhard School of Nursing.