Established in 2006, the Keystone State Education Coalition is a growing grass roots, non-partisan public education advocacy group of several hundred locally elected, volunteer school board members and administrators from school districts throughout Pennsylvania. Our mission is to evaluate, discuss and inform our boards, district constituents and legislators on legislative issues of common interest and to facilitate active engagement in public education advocacy.
Senate Democratic Policy Committee Public Hearing to Focus on School Choice Tuesday August 2nd 10 am
Senate Democratic Policy Committee Public Hearing to Focus on School Choice
WHO: State Sens.Lisa Boscola (D-Lehigh/Monroe/Northampton), Mike Stack (D-Phila.), Anthony H. Williams (D- Phila./Delaware) and Andy Dinniman (D-Chester/Montgomery)
WHAT: Public Hearing on School Choice
WHEN: Tuesday, Aug. 2 at 10 a.m.
WHERE: Community Room, Community College of Philadelphia Northeast Regional Center, 12901 Townsend Road, Philadelphia
DETAILS: The Senate Democratic Policy Committee is hosting a panel discussion on school choice legislation, school vouchers and EITC scholarships.
Panelists on both sides of the issue have been invited to participate:
In favor of school choice legislation: Students First PA Executive Director Dawn Chavous, REACH Alliance and Foundation Director Otto Banks, Pennsylvania Catholic Conference Education Director Sean McAleer, constitutional law expert Phil Murren of Ball, Murren & Connell and Commonwealth Foundation for Public Policy Alternatives President and CEO Matthew J. Brouillette
In opposition to school choice legislation: Education Law Center Director of Public Advocacy Baruch Kintisch, AFT Pennsylvania President Ted Kirsch, Springfield Township School Board President Tony Quinn, Keystone State Education Coalition Co-Chair Larry Feinberg and PSEA President Jim Testerman.