Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Question and Answer with Congressman George Miller

Wednesday, August 24th
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Parish Hall
Christ the King Church
199 Brandon Road, Pleasant Hill
(On Gregory Lane, one block east of Pleasant Hill Road)

The Congressman’s remarks and the discussion will focus on these questions (click to see flyer):
 How can public schools best prepare the young generation for their
future roles as citizens, parents, workers, and consumers and how can
the Federal Government best support their efforts?
 What does equity in public education mean?
 How should assessment data be used?
 Should federal mandates in public education be federally funded?
 What are the ramifications to the country when a student chooses to
drop-out? How can drop-out rates be reduced?
 Should the Common Core Standards be mandated of the states in order
to obtain federal funding? Should there be a national assessment
aligned with Common Core Standards?

The Town Hall is co-sponsored by the Christ the King Social Justice Committee and the League
of Women Voters Diablo Valley.
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