This episode of "Focus on Education" first aired on July 12, 2015. It covered two topics:
Part 1: Discussion on the Financial Condition of School Districts in Pennsylvania by
Jay D. Himes, Executive Director, PA Association of School Business Officials and
Dr. Tim Shrom, Business Manager, Solanco School District
Part 2: An Interview with Dr. Don Francis, President, Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania
All EPLC "Focus on Education" TV shows are hosted by EPLC President Ron Cowell.
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"Focus on Education" is a monthly program focusing on education issues in Pennsylvania. The program has most recently covered topics including the National Math + Science Initiative; Pennsylvania's Political and Legislative Landscape and Its Implications for Funding Education; Ethics in School Districts, the Role of Intermediate Units, Reactions to Governor Wolf's 2015-2016 State Education Budget Proposal; and Physical Education and Health Education Issues for Students. Past programs are posted at eplc.org.
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