Study Group on the Federal Government's Role in Public Education

Education: Whose Job Is It?

The League of Women Voters conducted a National Study that looked at the role of the federal government in the education of our nation's youth.

On October 4th, 2011 a panel of experts featuring a special guest, Santa Clara County Superintendent of Education, Dr. Chuck Weis discussed the future of Education in Santa Clara County.

Panel Participants included:

Frank Biehl, Moderator and Eastside High School District School Board Member

Dr. Lisa M. Gonzales, Coordinator, Curriculum & Instruction Department of SCCOE

Stephen McMahon, SJUSD Teacher of the Year and San Jose Teacher Association President

Dr. John Porter, Superintendent of Franklin McKinley School District

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