Rejected from Dartmouth?

What if you were rejected from Dartmouth?
Not because you lacked the merit, but because you were not selected for admission in a random lottery
The average Black or Latino 12th grader reads at the same level as the average white 8th grader
Come explore education and its role in our communities
The Lottery:
Rolling the Dice on Your Education
Sunday 01/22 • Rocky 002 • 6PM • FREE FOOD
We will watch The Lottery
and then engage in a discussion
about the film and the state of education
in our communities
Brought to you by the
Lovely Ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
in conjunction with
Los Imprescindibles Hermanos de La Unidad Latina, Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity, Inc. 
1908 & 1982

More about The Lottery:

In a country where 58% of African American 4th graders are functionally illiterate, The Lottery uncovers the failures of the traditional public school system and reveals that hundreds of thousands of parents attempt to flee the system every year. The Lottery follows four of these families from Harlem and the Bronx who have entered their children in a charter school lottery. Out of thousands of hopefuls, only a small minority will win the chance of a better future.

Directed by Madeleine Sackler and shot by award-winning cinematographer Wolfgang Held,The Lottery uncovers a ferocious debate surrounding the education reform movement. Interviews with politicians and educators explain not only the crisis in public education, but also why it is fixable. A call to action to avert a catastrophe in the education of American children, The Lottery makes the case that any child can succeed.


Posted on January 22, 2012, in Event. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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