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Editorial: Collaboration in Northfield Helps Close the Achievement Gap11 October 2012
In a recent editorial about the achievement gap in the StarTribune, Northfield’s TORCH (Tackling Obstacle, Raising College Hopes) was given a shout-out. Carleton and TORCH have a long-standing partnership in this work. With the help of Carls and Oles, this organization has made it possible for students in Northfield to raise the Latino graduation rate from 36 percent in 2004 to 100 percent in this past year.
25 October 2010
On Tuesday, October 26th, local community leaders will meet at Carleton’s Great Hall to discuss possibilities for the development of Northfield’s Transit Corridor, including express bus and potential passenger rail service between Northfield and the Twin Cities. Charlotte Turovsky, Daniel Levy, and Logan Nash, who presented on transportation policy at the Project Pericles Debating for Democracy conference last Spring, are helping to facilitate the event.
20 May 2010
This week’s edition of the Northfield News features a front page article about the ongoing cooperation between the Northfield High School ESL program and Carleton’s Academic Civic Engagement office to…