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Governor Branstad and Lt. Governor Reynolds Want To Hear from You

About Education Reform – Including When the School Year Should Start

Take Time to Attend the Town Hall Meeting in Your Area

 

Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced that they will hold 14 education town hall meetings. The governor and lt. governor are holding the upcoming town halls across the state, continuing the discussion and soliciting feedback from Iowans on education reform policies, as part of preparation for the 2013 legislative session.

 

If you can’t attend one of the public hearings scheduled below PLEASE take the time to send your opinion regarding the school start date to Governor Branstan.  All it takes is clicking here!  Your note doesn’t need to be long, a simple we support the school year beginning in late-August or early-September!

 

The following events are open to the public:

 

Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012

  • 10:30 a.m. – Pocahontas: Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds hold Pocahontas County Education Reform Town Hall, Pocahontas High School – Vocal Music Room, 205 Second Avenue NW, Pocahontas, IA.
  • 5:30 p.m. – Algona: Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds hold Kossuth County Education Reform Town Hall, Algona High School – Theatre 600 S. Hale, Algona, IA.

Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012

  • 8:30 a.m, Garner: Hancock County Education Reform Town Hall, Garner-Hayfield High School – Auditorium, 605 Lyon St., Garner, IA.
  • 10:15 a.m., Belmond: Wright County Education Reform Town Hall Belmond-Klemme Junior-Senior High School – Luick Auditorium, 411 10th Avenue NE, Belmond, IA.
  • Noon, Humboldt: Humboldt County Education Reform Town Hall, Humboldt High School – Auditorium, 1500 Wildcat Road, Humboldt, IA.
  • 2:00 p.m., Webster City: Hamilton County Education Reform Town Hall, City Hall, 400 Second St., Webster City, IA.

Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012

  • 5:30 p.m., Tipton: Cedar County Education Reform Town Hall, Tipton Middle School – Gymnasium, 725 West 7th St, Tipton, IA.

Friday, Aug. 24, 2012

  • 8 a.m., Anamosa: Jones County Education Reform Town Hall Lawrence Community Center, 600 E. Main St., Anamosa, IA.
  • 9:30 a.m., Maquoketa: Jackson County Education Reform Town Hall Maquoketa High School – Gymnasium, 600 Washington St., Maquoketa, IA.
  • 1:30 p.m. Delaware County Education Reform Town Hall, West Delaware High School – Auditorium, 605 New St., Manchester, IA.

Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012

  • 10 a.m., Ottumwa: Wapello County Education Reform Town Hall, Ottumwa High School – Auditorium, 501 E. 2nd St, Ottumwa, IA.
  • 1 p.m., Muscatine: Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds hold Muscatine County Education Reform Town Hall, Muscatine Community School Administration Center, 2900 Mulberry Ave., Muscatine, IA.
  • 5 p.m., West Des Moines: Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds hold Polk County Education Reform Town Hall, Stilwell Junior High – Auditorium, 1601 Vine St., West Des Moines, IA.

Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012

  • 4 p.m., Council Bluffs: Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds hold Pottawattamie County Education Reform Town Hall, Abraham Lincoln High School – Auditorium, 1205 Bonham Ave., Council Bluffs, IA.

 

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