“Never before in California’s history has education become the tipping point for economic development and growth. Without an educated workforce California will continue in its downward spiral of debt and dependence.” — from this flyer promoting a regional event held right here in Glendale.
In addition to school district staffs and student representatives from across the region, the following are confirmed for the forum:
Congressman Adam Schiff
State Senator Carol Liu
State Senator Ed Hernandez
Assemblyman Mike Eng
Assemblyman Anthony Portantino
Assemblyman Roger Hernandez
Ron Bennett, President of School Services of California–moderator
GUSD board member Joylene Wagner has announced this at the last two regular board meetings and is urging Glendale citizens to attend. Other state high officials have been invited and could appear, although they are not confirmed at this point. The program is sponsored by:
California School Board Association Region 23
Los Angeles School Trustees Association
Five Star Coalition
San Gabriel Valley Education Coalition
Glendale residents: you haven’t got far to drive. Go, and join the discussion about California’s education system, finances, and future.
Saturday, March 12, 2011, 1-3 p.m.
Glendale High School Auditorium
1440 East Broadway