Source: Sherman Publications

Letter to the editor - Conversation on Education’s Future

February 29, 2012

On March 13, Michigan Citizens Advocating for Public Education (MI-CAPE) and Lake Orion Community Schools Involved Citizens (LOCSIC) will host a Lake Orion Community Conversation on Education’ Future.

In partnership with the Center for Michigan, a nonprofit and nonpartisan “think-and-do” tank located in Ann Arbor, we will convene for a 90-minute discussion focused on Michigan’s preK-12 education system.

Topics to be discussed: Teacher and school leadership quality; Ideas for improved learning; Educational support, Online learning; Teacher accountability; Early childhood programs; Class size; Family and community involvement.

Although no RSVP is necessary, citizens are encouraged to arrive early to ensure participation. Only 40-50 participants can be officially accommodated and provided with clickers for voting and discussion. More are welcome, but participation may be limited.

The program runs from 6:30-8:00 p.m., at the Orion Township Public Library. For more information contact: Amy Marcaccio Keyzer, MI-CAPE,, or Karen Appledorn, LOCSIC,