Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner and Secretary of Education Beth Purvis cut ribbon on free educational event


math-mindThousands of Chicagoans experienced math through games, puzzles, theater performances, music, technology and even a bounce house on September 26 at Navy Pier.

MIND Research Institute’s 2015 Math Fair: At the Square Root of Fun, was brought to Chicago in partnership with LEAP Innovations to engage children with fun yet challenging math experiences outside of the classroom.

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner and Secretary of Education Beth Purvis welcomed guests to the Math Fair. “Math skills are really, really...

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