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Award-winning teacher to give talk

Minnesota's Teacher of the Year for 2016 will give a talk Tuesday at the College of St. Scholastica. Abdul Wright, an eighth-grade language arts teacher at Best Academy in Minneapolis, will speak on "Equitable Leadership: Transforming Lives and C...

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Abdul Wright

Minnesota's Teacher of the Year for 2016 will give a talk Tuesday at the College of St. Scholastica.

Abdul Wright, an eighth-grade language arts teacher at Best Academy in Minneapolis, will speak on "Equitable Leadership: Transforming Lives and Communities" at 7 p.m. in the college's Somers Lounge.

Wright is the first charter school teacher and the first black man to win the Teacher of the Year honor, according to a St. Scholastica news release.

The talk, which is sponsored by St. Scholastica's Office of Inclusive Excellence and hosted by the college's Student Education Association, is free.

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