Sturla to Hold Virtual Forum on Education Funding Thursday
HARRISBURG, May 10 – State Rep. Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, announced today that he will hold a Virtual Forum on Education Funding at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 13, at www.RepMikeSturla.com.
The forum will feature presentations and discussion about how to make basic-education funding more equitable in Pennsylvania.
Sturla will moderate the forum and speak about his bill to accelerate efforts behind installing a fair funding formula at the state level. State Rep. Mike Longietti, D-Mercer, will provide general comments as Democratic Chair of the House Education Committee while Rep. Chris Rabb, D-Phila., will speak about his 100% Fair Funding legislation. Deberah Kleher, executive director of the Education Law Center, will speak about Rep. Mike Schlossberg’s Level Up for Equitable School Funding legislation.
After the presentations, superintendents from Lancaster County school districts will have the opportunity to provide feedback on the bills and make comments on the fair funding issue.
Members of the media and public are encouraged to watch the forum at www.RepMikeSturla.com.