The achievement gap among children in our society is growing, and the educational approach so far isn’t the solution—it’s the problem. More than 140 researchers at the U of M are engaging with our business, community, and education leaders in order to close the opportunity gap for healthy child development in Minnesota and across the nation. Learn how University of Minnesota researchers are changing the conversation from one of achievement to one of opportunity.
Extension is a partnership between the University of Minnesota and state, federal, and county governments to provide scientific knowledge and expertise to the public. Extension combines University scholarship and research with local expertise and engages people; organizations and communities across Minnesota to build capacity create opportunities and solve problems.