East Bay parents and educators interested in discussing the state budget are invited to attend a Town Hall meeting in Lafayette tonight.
Here are more details, from an online announcement:
“Lafayette for Education presents a Town Hall Meeting: Education Finance Challenges in California, December 6, 2011 @ 6:30 p.m. Stanley Middle School (Multi-purpose room), 3455 School Street Lafayette, California 94549.
Are you frustrated by the ongoing threat of school budget cuts in California?
Do you want to our legislators to secure stable funding for our schools?
Do you wonder how the schools budget when their budget keeps changing?
Do you want to help but don’t know where to start?
Take this opportunity to ask questions, share ideas, and get involved!
Dr. Fred Brill, Lafayette School District Superintendent
Crystal Brown, Founder of Educate Our State
Craig Cheslog, Principal Advisor to State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Mark DeSaulnier, California State Senator
Dr. John Nickerson, Acalanes Union High School District Superintendent
Nancy Skinner, California State Assemblymember
Phil Ting, Founder of Close the Loophole, Assessor/Recorder San Francisco
Together we can improve the state of education in California
*speakers confirmed as of Nov. 19 – subject to change”
More information is at http://lafayetteforeducation.weebly.com/.
What do you think the public can do to improve the state of education in California?