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Nevada’s New Voucher Program Will Drain Public School Funding

Educate Nevada Now, powered by The Rogers Foundation, is hosting a forum in conjunction with ACLU of Nevada and other community partners about the controversial subject of Education Savings Accounts (ESAs). Click on this link for a flyer to share with your colleagues. The Forum will be held in Las Vegas at The Center, 401 S. Maryland Pkwy., Las Vegas, NV 89101 (between Charleston & Fremont)

The schedule for the evening of Monday, March 14 is as follows:

5:30 p.m.

  • Doors Open

6:00 p.m.   

  • Forum Begins
  • Introduction
  • Presentation by Sylvia Lazos, Policy Director for Educate Nevada Now
  • Presentation by Tod Story, Executive Director for ACLU of Nevada
  • Audience Q&A with Education & Advocacy Panel comprised of:
    • Sylvia Lazos, Educate Nevada Now
    • Amanda Morgan, Educate Nevada Now
    • Tod Story, ACLU of Nevada
    • Adriana Martinez, Better Education Today
    • Ruben Murillo, Jr., Nevada State Education Association

This event is open to all, but seating is limited. Anyone interested in attending must RSVP at www.thecenterlv.org/esa to be guaranteed a seat.

About Educate Nevada Now

Educate Nevada Now, powered by The Rogers Foundation, is a multi-year campaign aimed at securing school finance reform and improving education outcomes and opportunities for all of Nevada's public school children. The campaign raises awareness about the need for school funding reform, engages parents, students, and community and statewide stakeholders in the effort, conducts critical research, proposes policies to address funding and resource deficiencies, and ensures the effective and efficient use of resources in schools and districts. A centerpiece of the Educate Nevada Now strategy is to break legislative gridlock and move the focus to the rights of children. For more information, visit www.educatenevadanow.com.

About The Rogers Foundation

The Rogers Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Founded in 2013 by James E. and Beverly Rogers, The Rogers Foundation awards scholarships to individual students in Southern Nevada and grants to educational institutions, artists and organizations that support the arts in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit www.therogers.foundation.

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