Lifetree Cafe: Pass or Fail? The State of Education
- (319) 377-4689
- 12 - 1 p.m.
- Ages 16+
Every week, Lifetree Café-Marion gathers friendly people to experience the intriguing stories of life around us. Stories about the big-and little- stuff that shapes our lives. Family. Friends. Fears. Busyness. Balance. Money. Materialism. Health. Peace. Purpose.
Lifetree Café is a place where people gather for conversation about life and faith in a casual, comfortable setting. We meet every Friday at noon for one hour in the Cafe at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection in Marion at 3500 29th Ave.
he state of public education with a program, titled “Pass or Fail? The State of Education,” features filmed interviews with Nikhil Goyal, TED talk speaker and author of One Size Does Not Fit All: A Student’s Assessment of School, and Sajan George, the founder of Matchbook Learning, a school-turnaround organization. “Thirteen years of being in the system annihilated my creative potential,” says Goyal, a recent high school graduate. “School stunted my creative prowess. I came to the realization that I was seen not as a human being, but as a test score.” Goyal advocates sweeping changes in the educational system.
Admission to the 60-minute event is free.