The Social Policy Committe of the League of Women Voters of Sussex County will be consponsoring a forum with the AAUW on the funding of public education. The forum will be held on September 25th from 7-9PM in Sussex County Council Chambers and is entitled, The Funding of Public Education in Delaware, Part 1.
A panel of experts will address these and other issues:
- How do funds flow into your local schools?
- How are tax dollars distributed to fund public education in Delaware?
- What are school referendums and why are they necessary?
- What issues regarding educational funding are before the state legislature?
Panelists for the evening are:
- Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary of Education
- Dr. Chuck Longfellow, Associate Secretary for Operations
- Dr. Kevin Carson, Senior Fellow, Institute for Public Education, University of Delaware
- Representative Ruth Briggs King, District 37
Presentations will be followed by questions from the audience.
Educational funding is a very important issue for our local schools. This is an opportunity to ask questions, learn the facts and understand the process more fully.
A flyer for the event can be found here.