EPLC aired a “Focus on Education” TV Program on May 10. The show featured two topics, including:
Topic 1: Sunshine, Ethics, Open Records, and School Districts
Nathaneal Byerly, Acting Executive Director, Office of Open Records
Robert Caruso, Executive Director, Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission
Barry Kauffman, Executive Director, Common Cause Pennsylvania
Topic 2: The Role of Intermediate Units in Pennsylvania
Thomas E. Gluck, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Association of Intermediate Units
All EPLC "Focus on Education" TV shows are hosted by EPLC President Ron Cowell.
Visit the EPLC and the Pennsylvania School Funding Project web sites (eplc.org and paschoolfunding.org) for various resources related to education and school funding issues.
"Focus on Education" is a monthly program focusing on education issues in Pennsylvania. Past episodes are available at eplc.org and have covered the Reactions to Governor Wolf's 2015-2016 State Education Budget Proposal; Physical Education and Health Education Issues for Students; Education Voters of PA; Career and Technical Education; Curriculum, Assessment, and Academic Opportunities for All Students; Pennsylvania Historical and Museums Commission; the school funding lawsuit against Pennsylvania state government; the Campaign for Fair Education Funding; Afterschool Programs and Citizens for the Arts in PA; Higher Education, the State Employees Pension Crisis; Teaching in Pennsylvania; the Legacy of Brown vs. Board of Education; Charter Schools; Public and School Libraries; K-12 and Early Education; Governor Corbett's Proposed Education Budget for 2014-15; Special Education; Arts Education; Parents as Education Advocates,;the School Dropout Crisis; How Public Education is Funded; The Work of School Boards; Student Testing; and School Safety Issues.
"Focus on Education" airs on the second Sunday of each month at 3:00 p.m. EST on Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) and then airs again several times throughout the same month.