Sen. Dan Patrick and SBOE Vice Chairman Thomas Ratilff have agreed to terms for their upcoming debate on CSCOPE and education policy. Here is a joint press release with the details:
For Immediate Release For Information Contact:
August 9, 2013 Thomas Ratliff
Patrick & Ratliff Agree to Details for Education Policy Discussion
Senator Dan Patrick and SBOE Vice-Chair Thomas Ratliff agreed to the details for their upcoming education policy discussion.
WHERE: UT Tyler Ornelas Activity Center
ACCESS: Arrangements are being made to stream the event online. Details to follow.
WHEN: August 24th, 6:30 PM
FORMAT: Scott Braddock, Quorum Report – moderator
Mary Ann Whiteker, Superintendent of Hudson ISD – panelist
JoAnn Fleming, Grassroots America – We The People – panelist
- Each speaker will have 2 minutes for an opening statement.
- Each panelist will be allowed to ask 4 questions. Questions can be directed towards one speaker or both speakers. The first speaker will get 2 minutes to answer followed by 3 minutes of dialogue in which both speakers and the panelists can participate.
- Each speaker will have 2 minutes for a closing statement.
- Questions will not be taken from the audience
Both parties are looking forward to a polite, professional and open discussion about important policy decisions for public education in Texas, specifically as they pertain to the issue of CSCOPE.