Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Duke's Dr. Helen Ladd to Discuss Current Education Issues in NC, from Financing to Charter Schools, on February 25th

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan volunteer organization, presents a discussion of current education issues facing North Carolina, including financing and charter schools.  

DrHelen Ladd will talk about current issues in public education in NC at 7:00 on Tuesday, February 25th at Extraordinary Ventures, 200 South Elliot Road in Chapel Hill. The conversation will put special focus on the implications of new legislation on charter schools and effects of other state funding plans on public education.  Dr. Ladd is the Edgar T. Thompson Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics at Duke University.

This is a great opportunity for parents and community members to learn and engage with the key issues impacting public schools in North Carolina.  Dr. Ladd's research and expertise will help deepen our local conversation on these topics.  To read more about the event and Dr. Ladd, read the press release on the event.


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