Town Hall to Discuss Education Reform in Texas

April 24, 2013

Americans for Prosperity – Texas will host an education town hall meeting at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Killeen Arts and Activities Center. Panelists will include Peggy Venable, Texas Director of Americans for Prosperity, and other education reform experts. Lou Ann Anderson from Watchdog Wire – Texas will moderate. This is a free event however as seating is limited, reservations are recommended.  Registration will start at 1:30 p.m. Visit http://www.killeentownhall.eventbrite.com/ to reserve your space.

“Education is the hot topic in the legislature,” Venable said. “As we move into the final stretch of this session, the controversies will only grow. We hope people will join us Saturday to hear the latest on key education reform bills critical to Texas students, parents and taxpayers. Decisions made in the next weeks will impact the future of our state for years to come.”

The forum will also provide information on CSCOPE, the curriculum management system currently in use by more than 850 Texas school districts. Learn about the contentious debate over its curriculum content as well as the questions surrounding its management and fiscal accountability. Why is CSCOPE so polarizing? What are legislators doing to provide more transparency to CSCOPE?

Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is a nationwide organization of citizen-leaders committed to advancing every individual’s right to economic freedom and opportunity. AFP believes reducing the size and intrusiveness of government is the best way to promote individual productivity and prosperity for all Americans. AFP educates and engages citizens to support restraining state and federal government growth and returning government to its constitutional limits. AFP is more than 2 million strong, with activists in all 50 states and over 120,000 activists in Texas.  AFP has 34 state chapters and affiliates. For more information, visit http://americansforprosperity.org/.

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