FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 1, 2012
Contact: Cynthia Ellis, Legislative Aide to Rep. Sykes (614) 466-3100
Rep. Sykes Announces Education Funding Hearing to be Held in Akron
COLUMBUS- State Rep. Vernon Sykes (D-Akron) announced the Ohio House Special Finance Subcommittee on Primary and Secondary Education Funding will hold a regional committee hearing in Akron. The special committee made up of Finance Committee Chairman Amstutz, Vice Chair McClain, Ranking Member Sykes and Representatives Lundy, Phillips, Hayes, Maag, and Stebelton.
The purpose of the regional school funding hearings is to engage the business community, philanthropic organizations, education stakeholders and citizens in various regions of the state with respect to their ideas, concerns and issues related to K-12 funding.
WHAT: Regional Field Hearing on Education Funding
Topic: Categorical Funding/Weighted Student Funding
WHEN: Wednesday, August 22, 2012
WHERE: Auditorium of the Senator Oliver R. Ocasek Government Building
161 S. High Street
Akron, OH, 44308
This meeting is free and open to the public.
Click here for directions.