Teaching Democracy: Civics and Civility in the Classroom and Beyond
A free Seminars at Steamboat talk by Deval Patrick: Gov. Deval Patrick was the first African-American governor of Massachusetts. His eight-year tenure he helped revive a battered economy through the expansion of affordable health care to more than 98% of state residents, launched initiatives for clean energy and biotechnology, won a national Race to the Top educational grant, steered the state to a 25-year high in employment, and made unprecedented investments in the state’s public schools. By the end of his term, the state ranked first in the nation in student achievement, energy efficiency, veteran’s services, and entrepreneurship.
About Seminars at Steamboat
Founded in 2003 as a nonprofit organization with a mission to bring experts on a wide range of public policy topics to the Steamboat community, Seminars at Steamboat presents nonpartisan policy talks for free to the community.
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