Archived News Release from 2006
For Immediate Release
Redwood City Education Foundation to Host Town Hall Meeting Featuring Joe Simitian, Ted Lempert, & Dennis McBride
Redwood City, CA - January 15, 2006 - Redwood City and the Redwood City Education Foundation invite the community to participate in a very important discussion of our education system, its policies, and the drastic need for change in its funding structure. It’s a fact that the health of our educational system has a deep, long-term effect on the entire community. This special town hall meeting and discussion with State Senator Joe Simitian, President of “Children Now” Ted Lempert, and President of the Redwood City School Board Dennis McBride is sure to shed light on many crucial issues involved in educating our community’s youth, and offer ideas on how changes to our system will benefit the community.
Saturday, January 21, 2006
10:00 – 11:30 am
Peninsula Covenant Church
3560 Farm Hill Boulevard, Redwood City
This will be an informal, open discussion. The community is invited to attend and participate with questions, ideas, answers, opinions, and calls to action. The Redwood City Education Foundation is a non-profit, all-volunteer foundation committed to providing quality education for the 8,000 students in 15 schools throughout the Redwood City School District.
This free event is co-sponsored by the City of Redwood City, The League of Women Voters of South San Mateo County, the Redwood City San Mateo County Chamber of Commerce, and the Redwood City School District.
For information about RCEF please visit www.rcef.org. Visit Redwood City’s award-winning website at www.redwoodcity.org for information about the city and its services, the community, recreation programs, education, and city government.
Georgia Solkov Jack
Barbara Pierce, Mayor