Parsing the difference between "equality" and "equity" is the kind of thing you might expect in a school assignment.
The Duluth School Board is trying to do just that when it comes to compensatory education funds for schools, but the Education Equity Alliance, the Duluth Indigenous Commission, the local NAACP and several other community groups are giving them low marks so far.
People who would like more information on the work of the Education Equity Alliance can contact Dr. Mary Owen here:
Talking Politics is hosted by Mike Mayou, a UMD student and activist from Duluth. Over the next three weeks, hear conversations with all three Congressional District 8 candidates, starting this week with Skip Sandman.
Next week on Talking Politics, Pete Stauber, the Republican running for the congressional seat. Talking Politics next Tuesday, October 16 at 8am on Northland Morning.