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Celebrating Milton Friedman's Legacy: The State of School Choice

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Date: 
Wednesday, 31 July 2013 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Address: 
Texas State Capitol
Capitol Grill
Austin  Texas  78701
United States

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The Texas Public Policy Foundation Presents

Celebrating Milton Friedman's Legacy: The State of School Choice

"A greatly improved educational system can do more than anything else to limit the harm to our social stability from a permanent and large underclass."

-Milton Friedman

Join us for a primer on school choice in Texas. Learn about the players in this debate, the issues swirling around the capital, and why Friedman thought that "school choice" was the best choice for providing a quality education to our children.

 

Panelists include:

  • The Honorable Donna Campbell, M.D., Member, Education Committee, Texas State Senate
  • Tom Currah, Senior Advisor and Data Analysis Director at the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
  • Lindsay Gustafson, Director of Public Affairs for the Texas Classroom Teachers Association
  • Peggy Venable, Director for Americans for Prosperity - Texas

 

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
State Capitol | Capitol Grill
Austin, Texas 78701