April 25, 2001
Money Matters: Forum Looks at
Wealth and School Success
California State University, Sacramento
will present a forum on "Wealth, Poverty and the Future
of Education in California" from 2 to 4 p.m., Wednesday,
May 2 in the University Union Hinde Auditorium.
The event will focus on the educational status of economically
Panelists will offer their perspectives on the possibility
of all students having equal opportunity in the classroom.
Panelists will include Assemblyman Darrell Steinberg; Susanna
Cooper, associate editor at the Sacramento Bee; Wanda Shironaka,
principal of Fruitridge Elementary School; and Tascha Hill,
fourth-grade teacher at Mark Hopkins Elementary School. CSUS
education professor Ken Futernick will moderate.
"The issue of access to quality education for all students,
especially the economically disadvantaged, is an increasing
concern of the educational community," Futurnick says.
The first hour of the forum will be an open discussion among
the panelists in which they will offer their views on the
issue and offer solutions. The second hour will provide an
opportunity for the audience to respond and ask questions.
This event is free. More information is available by contacting
the CSUS College of Education at (916) 278-6155. Media assistance
is available by contacting the CSUS public affairs office
at (916) 278-6156.
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