Education reform forum set in Baton Rouge

BR Lagniappe

POSTED: Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 2:00pm

UPDATED: Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 2:04pm

Josh Newbins with VIPS csme on Baton Rouge Lagniappe to share about the VIPS Partners in Education Forum scheduled for next week in Baton Rouge.  Newbins shared that the event will take place on Thursday, June 28th at Juban's Restaurant from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the forum will be several local experts from various fields in the community :

The Forum will cover the topics of  Vouchers/challenges and benefits, charter schools challenges/benefits, tax deductible contributions to private schools, and teacher tenure challenges/benefits.   

There will also be an interactive component to the forum: Panelists will answer questions posed by the moderator and from the audience .

The overall theme of the event is that despite changes and challenges, the community needs to be involved in strenghtening public schools. 

For more information visit www.vips.org or call (225) 226-4704. 

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