DOES CURRENT STATE AND LOCAL FUNDING PROVIDE FOR A QUALITY EDUCATION? (Evening)

Location

El Centro West Dallas Community College
3330 North Hampton Road
Dallas Texas 75212
Texas US
panel of speakers
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:15pm

For free reservations email lwvdallas [at] sbcglobal.net or call 214-688-4125.

Moderator: 

Mavis Knight, State Board of Education 2002 – 2014

Speakers: 

  • Dr. Lori Taylor, Texas A&M - What are the variations in the cost of education and the determinants of school district efficiency
  • Chandra Villanueva, Center for Public Policy Priorities - How does the state education budget meet the need (or not)
  • Rena Honea, President of American Federation of Teachers - How are students and classrooms affected by more and less funding
  • Joyce Foreman, Dallas ISD Trustee - How is DISD currently funded and is it enough

Co-Sponsors:

Co-Sponsors: Bill Betzen, CEPE – Coalition for Equity in Public Education, Lynn Davenport, Mavis Knight,
Ledbetter Neighborhood Assoc., North Texas LULAC, Ntarupt–The North Texas Alliance to Reduce Unintended
Pregnancy in Teens, South Oak Cliff H.S. Alumni Assoc., Diane Tasian, Westmoreland Heights Neighborhood Assoc.

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