Social Policy Committee of LWVSC to present forum on funding of public education

Social Policy Committee of LWVSC to present forum on funding of public education

flyer for the 9/25 forum
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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 PDF iconhere.

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Sussex County, Delaware