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A Conversation with Mike Morath, Texas Education Commissioner

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Studio 919 at The Texas Tribune

919 Congress Ave.

Sixth Floor

Austin, TX 78701

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The Texas Tribune will sit down with Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath for a discussion about the state of public education in Texas.

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Join The Texas Tribune in person or on our livestream for a conversation with Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath, Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith will moderate the discussion.

Morath was appointed education commissioner by Gov. Greg Abbott in 2016. In this role, he heads the Texas Education Agency, which oversees pre-kindergarten through high school education for more than 5 million Texas students. Previously, Morath served on the Dallas ISD board of trustees.

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This event is free and open to the public. Coffee, breakfast tacos (while they last!) and networking begin at 7:30 a.m., followed by the interview at 8 a.m.

The Texas Tribune is a nonpartisan, nonprofit media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Learn more and become a member at texastribune.org.

Our Conversation Series is presented by AT&T and Walmart. This event is supported by Raise Your Hand Texas, the Texas Association of School Board Officials, the Texas Education Grantmakers Advocacy Consortium, Educate Texas, the Association of Texas Professional Educators, the Texas Association of School Boards and the Texas Private Schools Association. Foundation support is provided by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Sid W. Richardson Foundation, the Meadows Foundation and the Burdine Johnson Foundation.

Tribune events are also supported through contributions from our founding investors and members. Though donors and corporate sponsors underwrite Texas Tribune events, they play no role in determining the content, panelists or line of questioning.

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919 Congress Ave.

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Austin, TX 78701

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