AUSTIN – The Texas Public Policy Foundation and The Heritage Foundation will host a panel discussion and luncheon concerning school choice in Texas on Tuesday, March 26, at the Stephen F. Austin Intercontinental Hotel. The Honorable Jim DeMint, president of The Heritage Foundation and former United States Senator, will be a featured speaker and participant.  Speakers and panelists include The Honorable Artur Davis, The Honorable Gloria Romero, Virginia Walden Ford of The Heritage Foundation, Robert Enlow of The Friedman Foundation, and Matthew Ladner, Ph.D., of the Texas Public Policy Foundation. To register for this free event visit:



WHO:                   Texas Public Policy Foundation and The Heritage Foundation


WHAT:                  “The Urgency for School Choice in Texas” panel discussions and luncheon


WHEN:                  Tuesday, March 26, 2013

                        8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. – Panel discussion with Robert Enlow, The Friedman Foundation; Matthew Ladner, Ph.D., The Texas Public Policy Foundation; and Virginia Walden Ford, The Heritage Foundation


                       10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. – Conversation discussing school choice and education reform with The Honorable Gloria Romero, Director of Democrats for Education Reform


                        11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Luncheon with The Honorable Jim DeMint and The Honorable Artur Davis


WHERE:               Stephen F. Austin Intercontinental Hotel

                               701 Congress Avenue

                               Austin, TX 78701



To make an inquiry of the Texas Public Policy Foundation, please contact Kristen Indriago at[email protected] or at (512) 472-2700.