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September 23, 2012

Talk Budget Cuts With Tony Evers This Wednesday at MPS Central Office

Filed under: MPS — millerlf @ 1:32 pm

“What to Expect When You’re Expecting More Budget Cuts” previews education budget and policy reform

State Superintendent Tony Evers to preview his proposed
2013-15 state education budget to MPS parents

 

EVENT:         What to Expect When You’re Expecting More Budget Cuts

WHEN:          Wednesday, September 26, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

WHERE:        MPS Central Office, 5225 W. Vliet Street, Milwaukee

WHAT:          State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers previews his proposed 2013-15 state education budget and ideas for education funding reform. PPS-MKE offers MPS parents opportunities to discuss and take action re: education funding.

WHO:             Sponsored by PPS-MKE, with the generous support of co-sponsors Wisconsin Alliance for Excellent Schools and MPS Board    Director Larry Miller

MILWAUKEE: At the invitation of Parents for Public Schools-Milwaukee, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers will headline “What to Expect When You’re Expecting More Budget Cuts” at an event this coming Wednesday. His remarks will include a preview of his 2013-15 state education budget, his proposal to restore education funding statewide and a brief Q&A.

Parents for Public Schools-Milwaukee (PPS-MKE): Launched in July 2012, PPS-MKE is the only Wisconsin chapter of the national nonprofit Parents for Public Schools. PPS-MKE promotes and strengthens Milwaukee Public Schools by engaging, educating and mobilizing parents, and is one of more than 15 PPS chapters in 13 states. PPS-MKE board member Robert Smith will moderate the event, which in addition to Supt. Evers’ presentation will include:

  • Parent discussion re: effects of funding cuts on kids and schools
  • Immediate opportunities for action to support children in MPS
  • More information about PPS-MKE

Contacts:         Jasmine Alinder (Parents for Public Schools-MKE), (414) 378-7262

Rob Smith (Parents for Public Schools-MKE) (704) 562-6970

Thomas Beebe (Wisconsin Alliance for Excellent Schools) 920-650-0525

Event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit

www.facebook.com/PPSMKE or http://ppsmke.org

 

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