A discussion of education reform by business, government and education leaders starts at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Tacoma at the Hotel Murano, 1320 Broadway Plaza.
The event, titled “Breaking the Monopoly of Mediocrity,” is sponsored by The Institute for a Competitive Workforce (ICW), an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the National Chamber Foundation (NCF), and the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce. A showing of the film “Won’t Back Down,” starring Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis as women working to transform their children’s failing inner city school, opens at 3:30 p.m.
Panel members include Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn, Workforce Central CEO Linda Nguyen, Pierce County Skill Center Director Michelle Ledbetter, Boeing Aerospace Academic Alignment Representative Bret Hinton and others.
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