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

panel of speakers

Location

Midway Hills Christian Church
11001 Midway Road (North of Royal Lane)
Dallas Texas 75212
Texas US
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

To order lunch, mail an $11 check to the League of Women Voters, 6060 N. Central Expressway, Dallas 75206 or donate online at lwvdallas.org/donate.

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:

Bill Betzen, Lynn Davenport, Mavis Knight, Ledbetter Neighborhood Association, North Texas LULAC, Diane Tasian, Westmoreland Heights Neighborhood Association