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Hip-hop in education

A UW-Madison lecture series focusing on hip-hop as a educational tool will feature Professor Marc Lamont Hill of Columbia University. Hill has appeared on CNN, Fox News Channel and MSNBC. The series focuses on how hip-hop culture and culturally relevant teaching can be used to help bridge the achievement gap in schools. The lecture is at 7 tonight in Room 1101 of Grainger Hall, 975 University Ave.

They filed this under “Real Life.” We file it under “Educational Tools.”

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