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Charter Schools and the Future of Public Education

A public forum to address:

  • What are charter schools?
  • How are charter schools funded?
  • Do charter schools hurt public schools?
  • What does Trump’s push for charter schools mean for public education?

Guest speaker:
Carol Burris, The Network for Public Education

Carol Burris is the award-winning principal of South Side High School in Rockville Centre who retired early in 2015 to become a full-time advocate for public education and against corporate education reforms. Dr. Burris is the author of three books on educational equity and is a contributor to The Washington Post’s “Answer Sheet.”

Wednesday, June 7
7pm – 8:30pm
PS 149
93-11 34th Ave, Jackson Heights, NY 11372

Sponsored by: Jackson Heights People for Public Schools and District 30 Community Education Council

Earlier Event: March 25
Open Meeting