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Mayor Lovely Warren at education convention Friday
Washington -- Mayor Lovely A. Warren is taking part in the Gates Foundation's Mayors in Education convening Friday in Washington D.C.
One of the goals of the invitation-only event is to discuss ways to increase the achievement of students, particularly those who are disadvantaged.
"For Rochester, I believe that education is at the root of all of our problems and I believe it must be at the root of our solutions, Mayor Warren said in a statement.
Included in the days events will be a review of Common Core State Standards.
The two-day event is being hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, in conjunction with the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
Hotel and transportation expenses have been paid by the Gates Foundation.