State Superintendent Tony Evers to preview his proposed
2013-15 state education budget to MPS parents
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, Sept. 26, starting at 5 pm. at the MPS Central Office, 5225 W. Vliet St. Evers’ 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
Co-sponsors of the event include the Wisconsin Alliance for Excellent Schools and MPS Board Director Larry Miller.