The Impact of Charter Schools on Public Education

The Impact of Charter Schools on Public Education

AFT speaker


El Centro West Dallas Community College
3330 North Hampton Road
Dallas Texas 75212
Texas US
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

The Impact of Charter Schools on Public Education:
How We Can Support Our Neighborhood Schools Now

Community Meeting on Public Education– Dallas, Texas
February 23, 2019
El Centro College West

Introductions and Welcome (2 – 2:10)
Rena Honea
President, Alliance/AFT
Co-Chair, Our Community Our Schools

Panel Discussion:  The Impact of Charter Schools (2:10 – 3:00)

The Impact of Charter Schools in Texas
Patty Quinzi, Legislative Counsel, Texas AFT

The Impact of Charter Schools in Dallas
SPECIAL GUEST:  Dr. Michael Hinojosa, Superintendent Dallas ISD

Q & A

Panel Discussion:  What Can We Do to Support Our Neighborhood Schools? (3:00 – 3:50)

Legislative Agenda to Increase the Transparency & Efficiency of Charter Schools in Tx
Patti Everitt

Local Opportunities to Support Our Neighborhood Schools
Joyce Foreman, Dallas ISD Board of Trustees
Philip Kingston, Dallas City Council

Q & A

Wrap-up and Next Steps (3:50 – 4:00)
What is your commitment to support our schools?
Please complete a commitment form

Sponsors of the Community Meeting on Public Education:

Our Community Our Schools                                                       Dallas AFL-CIO Central Labor Council
Alliance/AFT                                                                                      Texas AFT
League of Women Voters of Dallas                                          NEA-Dallas
North Texas LULAC District III                                                    Pastors for Texas Children
Coalition for Equity in Public Education                                   Texas State Teachers Association (TSTA)
Texas Alliance for Retired Americans (TARA)                       Coalition for Education Funding

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