Md. School Leaders to Discuss Education Reform in Towson
The Maryland Public Policy Institute and its partners will host a nonpartisan, and wide-ranging forum on public education reform May 15 at Towson University. Moderated by WJZ-TV’s Mary Bubala, the panel will feature some of Maryland’s most respected education leaders, including Dr. Dallas Dance, Superintendent of Baltimore County Schools, former Maryland Schools Superintendent Dr. Nancy Grasmick, Jason Botel, founder of KIPP Baltimore and executive director of MarylandCAN, Nina Rees of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, and Lindsey Burke of The Heritage Foundation.
Members of the press and the public are encouraged to attend. Topics discussed will include the hotly debated Common Core State Standards Initiative, universal pre-kindergarten, and the role of charter schools in Maryland. Learn more by visiting www.marylandpolicyforum.org.
WHO: S. Dallas Dance, Ph.D., Superintendent of Baltimore County Schools
Nancy S. Grasmick, Ph.D., former Superintendent of Maryland Schools
Jason Botel, founder of KIPP Baltimore; executive director of MarylandCAN
Nina Rees, president & CEO, National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.
Lindsey Burke, Will Skillman Fellow in Education, Heritage Foundation.
Mary Bubala, Anchor, WJZ-TV Ch. 13-Baltimore (Moderator)
WHAT: Forum on public education reform
Topics include: Common Core, universal pre-kindergarten, and charter schools.
WHEN: Thursday, May 15, 2014
WHERE: Towson University
West Village Commons Ballroom
8000 York Road
Towson, Maryland 21252
This forum is generously sponsored by the Arthur N. Rupe Foundation, without whom this important public education event would not be possible.