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July 5, 2004

Charter school meeting - July 7, Madison

"Charter Schools: A New Vision of Public Education in Wisconsin."

Date: July 7, 2004 (Wednesday morning)

Time: 9:00 am to 11:30 am

Site: Madison - Concourse Hotel (Capital Ballroom A - 2nd Floor)
Concourse Hotel

Purpose: Discuss the significance of the evolving charter schools sector as an institutional innovation within Wisconsin's public education system. You and your colleagues are invited to participate in the discussion, sponsored by the Wisconsin Charter Schools Association, along with:

JOHN WITTE --- John Witte bio
John is a UW-Madison Professor of Political Science & Public Affairs. He directs a major study of charter schools in Wisconsin --- LaFollette Insitute

JOE GRABA --- Joe Graba bio
Joe is a Senior Policy Fellow at Education/Evolving in Saint Paul. His
career in public education spans forty years and an impressive array of leadership positions including teacher, union leader, state legislator and higher education administrator.

COMMENTERS - Moderated by Jonathan Gramling

JONATHAN GRAMLING, Editor, The Madison Times


MAI SEE THAO, Student, Madison

CHARITY ELESON, Executive Director, Council on Children & Families

BARBARA GOLDEN, Madison Area Family Advisory/Advocacy Council


JUAN JOSE LOPEZ, Member, Madison Board of Education

DOUG & DEE THOMAS, Gates-EdVisions Project & MN New Country School

TOM SCULLEN, Superintendent, Appleton Area School District

REGISTRATION: This invitational meeting is FREE. Please register in advance by sending your name and contact info to:

Senn Brown, Secretary, Wisconsin Charter Schools Association

PO Box 628243, Middleton, WI 53562
Email: Tel: 608-238-7491

Barbara G.
Madison Area Family Advisory/Advocacy Council
MAFAAC~Closing the achievement gap through information, advocacy & support
Join MAFAAC and be part of the solution

Posted by Ed Blume at July 5, 2004 10:36 PM
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