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John Legend joins event focused on education in Madison

Published On: Nov 30 2012 10:58:01 AM CST
Updated On: Dec 04 2012 04:03:07 PM CST
John Legend

John Legend

MADISON, Wis. -

Grammy Award winner and education advocate John Legend will be part of a two-day Madison event focused on the future of education in the Madison area.

The Educate to Elevate education forum and innovation summit is being organized at the Urban League of Greater Madison.

The organization said the events Dec. 6 and 7, “will provide opportunities for inspiration and action in better serving the children of our community with world-class schools.”

The event starts with a VIP luncheon and education forum at the Alliant Energy Center and features John Legend and Geoffrey Canada, founder of the Harlem Children’s Zone.

The Education Innovation Summit on Dec. 7 will be held at Monona Terrace and includes keynotes from Howard L. Fuller, founder/director of the Institute for the Transformation of Learning at Marquette University and former superintendent of Milwaukee Public schools and Patrick Murphy, superintendent of the Arlington, Va. Public Schools.

More information is available at the Educate to Elevate website.

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