AUSTIN – On Tuesday, Nov. 7, the Texas Public Policy Foundation, in partnership with Texans for Education Opportunity, EdChoice, and Reason Foundation, will host the Texas School Finance Summit: Providing Texans with a 21st Century Education.
The schedule for the summit is as follows:
10:45 a.m. Session I – Which Education System Would Best Serve Texans?
Tim Lambert, Chair, Texas Home School Coalition
Jonathan Butcher, Senior Policy Analyst, Education Policy, Heritage Foundation
Laura Colangelo, Executive Director, Texas Private Schools Association
Marian Wallace, Education Policy Advisor for Lt. Governor Dan Patrick
Moderator: Dr. Kevin Roberts, Executive Vice President, TPPF
12:10 p.m. Lunch –
Stacy Hock, Chair, Texans for Education Opportunity
Aaron Smith, Education Policy Analyst, Reason Foundation
1:15 p.m. Session II – Are Texans Getting Their Education Money’s Worth?
Sen. Larry Taylor, Chairman, Texas Senate Education Committee
Michael Barba, Associate Director of Public Policy, Texas Catholic Conference
Dr. Benjamin Scafidi, Director of Education Economics Center, Kennesaw State University
Stephanie Matthews, Director of Center for Economic Freedom, TPPF
Moderator: Lisa Snell, Director of Education and Child Welfare, Reason Foundation
2:50 p.m. Session III – Which Education Funding Source Best Supports Texans’ Prosperity?
Rep. Tom Oliverson, Texas House of Representatives
Rep. Andrew Murr, Texas House of Representatives
Dr. Dean Stansel, Research Associate Professor, O'Neil Center for Global Markets Freedom at SMU
Dr. Vance Ginn, Director of Center for Economic Prosperity, TPPF
Moderator: Honorable Chuck DeVore, VP of National Initiatives, TPPF
What: Texas School Finance Summit: Providing Texans with a 21st Century Education
When: Tuesday, November 7, from 10:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Texas Public Policy Foundation headquarters at 901 Congress Ave. Austin, TX 78701.
You can watch the event remotely via livestream here.
For more information or to RSVP as a member of the press, please contact Alicia Pierce at [email protected] or 512-472-2700.
The Texas Public Policy Foundation is a non-profit, free-market research institute based in Austin, Texas. The Texas Public Policy Foundation aims to advance a societal framework that effectively fosters human flourishing based upon cooperation and mutually beneficial exchange of ideas and speech.