Next Thursday, November 18th, Tim King, People Magazine Hero of the Year 2010, is presenting to the University of Minnesota for the Minnesota Minority Education Partnership conference and you are invited to see his keynote address via webcast in Coffman Theatre. The doors will open at 11:45a.m. and Mr. King will speak from 12:15-1p.m.
Tim King, People Magazine Hero of the Year 2010, is founder, president and CEO of Urban Prep Academies. Urban Prep schools are the only public all-boys schools in the state of Illinois. Approximately 85 percent of Urban Prep students are economically disadvantaged and all are African American. Urban Prep students consistently outscore their counterparts in traditional public schools on standardized tests. Currently, Urban Prep is ranked 3rd of 98 Chicago Public high schools in achievement. This spring every member of the 107 student graduating class at Urban Prep was admitted to college.
Come be a part of a unique experience! All are welcome!