Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Public Meeting in Pittsburgh on March 15th - State Funding for Public Education: Progress or Retreat?

State Funding for Public Education: Progress or Retreat?
A Public Meeting featuring Ron Cowell,
President of the Education Policy and Leadership Center

Will there be enough money for the public schools in the Pennsylvania budget? There is a renewed interest in vouchers. What impact will any changes have on our schools?

Ron Cowell, former Chair of the Pa House Education Committee, will address funding for public education in general, Governor Corbett's proposed budget, and related legislation which has been introduced. These issues are important.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 - from 5:00 PM to 7:45 PM
CAPA High Theatre, 111 9th Street
in the downtown Cultural District

A light supper will be served free to all at this meeting

Co-sponsors for this meeting are:
League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh
A+ Schools
Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers,
The Consortium for Public Education
The Black Political Empowerment Project
For further information call the LWV office at 412-261-4284 or email info@pgh.lwv.org

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