Policy Brief: K-12 Education Innovation

Date(s) - 01/24/2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Athletic Club of Columbus

Old School Status Quo or Education Policy Overhaul:
A discussion on the future of Ohio K-12 Education

Come network and join us for a discussion on the future of K-12 Education policy and what policy reforms the future may hold for Ohio students. The evening will include a moderated discussion with panelists Lennie Jarratt from The Heartland Institute and Americans for Prosperity’s Ezra Escudero, as well as an hors d’oerves reception. As always, your first drink is on us!

Held at the Athletic Club of Columbus, doors will open at 5:30pm and our panelists will begin their discussion at 6:15pm. RSVP here and on Facebook—come meet and network with other young liberty-minded professionals from Columbus and across Ohio!

About the speakers:

Lennie Jarratt is the former managing editor (2013-2014) of Champion News, an Illinois based news website focused on reporting on education and Illinois politics. Jarratt was the managing editor (2004-2011) of Education Matters which researched education in local school districts across Illinois. He has presented analysis on Common Core and education choice on Fox News, Breitbart, ABC Chicago and multiple radio outlets and newspapers across the United States.

Ezra’s Escdero was named Executive Director of the Ohio Commission on Hispanic/Latino Affairs in 2003. After working for several years in the private sector, he was called back to public service in 2013 as the State Director of the Ohio SBDC Network (Small Business Development Centers). He and his team served as champions of Ohio’s entrepreneurs, delivering technical assistance to over 9,000 small businesswomen and men every year at 30 centers around Ohio and 10 export centers around the world. Ezra previously served as the Ohio Field Director for The Libre Initiative, where he advocated for educational choice and the issues affecting the Latino community throughout Ohio. He is currently the Ohio Coalitions Director of Americans for Prosperity.

This event is sponsored by America’s Future Foundation, American’s for Prosperity, First Freedom Ohio, and The Heartland Institute.

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