BASIC EDUCATION FUNDING COMMISSION HEARING IN EAST STROUDSBURG

WHAT:

The Basic Education Funding Commission will hold its next public hearing to continue to discuss and receive testimony regarding a new formula for distributing basic education funding to Pennsylvania schools. The commission was established through Act 51 of 2014 to review and make recommendations related to basic education funding.

WHO:

Basic Education Funding Commission, co-chaired by Senator Pat Browne and Representative Mike Vereb.

Tentatively scheduled to testify include:

  • Nate Benefield, Vice President of Policy Analysis of the Commonwealth Foundation
  • The Pennsylvania School Boards Association
  • John Bell, Superintendent of Delaware Valley School District
  • Carole Geary, Superintendent of Pleasant Valley School District
  • Sharon Laverdure, Superintendent of East Stroudsburg Area School District
  • Meg Dilger, President of Pocono Mountain School Board
  • Dr. John A. Toleno, Superintendent of Stroudsburg Area School District

WHEN:

Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 10 a.m.

WHERE:

East Stroudsburg High School South
Carl T. Secor Administration Building
50 Vine Street
East Stroudsburg, PA 17601

Note: We invite the media to attend and cover this event.

Contacts:       

Vicki Wilken (Senator Browne) vwilken@pasen.gov – 717-787-1349
Matt Moyer (Senator Browne) mmoyer@pasen.gov – 610-366-2327 (Office) & 610-349-2879 (Cell)
Steve Miskin (House Leadership) smiskin@pahousegop.com – 717-772-9943
Dan Massing (Representative Vereb) dmassing@pahousegop.com – 717-772-9845
Tim Eller (Secretary Dumaresq) tieller@pa.gov – 717-783-9802