Do you have strong feeling about school choice? Consider attending Thursday’s town hall meeting. “UTSA and S.A. Express-News to host series of town hall discussions”, Tim Brownlee, UTSA Today news release, February 25, 2013.
The town hall meeting about school choice and vouchers will include these panelists:
- Allan Parker is president of The Justice Foundation.
- Former state Rep. Kent Grusendorf is former chairman of the House Public Education Committee; he’s also executive director of Texans for Real Efficiency and Equity in Education (TREEE).
- Shelley Potter is the president of the San Antonio Alliance of Teachers and Support Personnel.
- John Folks is the former superintendent of Northside ISD and is currently an adjunct professor in UTSA’s College of Education and Human Development.
Also, moderator Gilbert Garcia is a columnist at the San Antonio Express-News.
The meeting begins at 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 28 at Buena Vista Street Building Aula Canaria (1.328) at the UTSA Downtown Campus; park in lot D3. Map. Make a reservation at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pro and con articles in Sunday’s paper: “Freedom to choose is a winning decision by all”, Kent Grusendorf, San Antonio Express-News, February 24, 2013; “The reality: Vouchers are for profit, not education”, Shelley Potter, San Antonio Express-News, February 24, 2013.
Update: “Panel debates school vouchers”, Lindsay Kastner, San Antonio Express-News, March 1, 2013.