Public school financing to be focus of League of Women Voters’ Sept. 10 meeting in Minocqua
FOR THE TOMAHAWK LEADER
MINOCQUA – The League of Women Voters of the Northwoods (LWVNOW) will be partnering with the Northwoods Chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) in a joint September meeting to discuss the current issues of Public School Financing. The meeting will be held Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Minocqua Public Library, 415 Menominee Street, Minocqua.
Dr. John Sample, Superintendent of Schools, and Brian Dasher, Finance Director, both of Merrill Area Public Schools, will be presenting.
Dr. Sample and Mr. Dasher will provide insight as to how the $40 million budget of the Merrill Area Public Schools is managed. Included in the topics of discussion will be how schools are financed, where the money goes and why different schools get different amounts to educate each child. They will also discuss the effects vouchers have had on public schools, answer questions and respond to concerns.
This meeting promises to be very interesting and enlightening and is open to the public, the LWVNOW states.
The LWVNOW encompasses Florence, Forest, Langlade, Lincoln, Oneida and Vilas counties. The local league belongs to the state and national League of Women Voters, a non-partisan organization devoted to helping members and fellow citizens develop educated political opinions and act upon them through the democratic process.
The league’s monthly meetings and sponsored events are open to all. You can contact the league at [email protected]. The league’s website is www.lwvnow.org.