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Education Freedom Tour Stop 2

This event will help you learn more about education freedom and funding. After attending, you will be able to inform your family, friends, neighbors, legislators, school board members, and, most importantly, other parents about these significant issues.

Saturday
November 11, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
AFP-IL O'Fallon Field Office
6 Eagle Center Drive
O'Fallon , Illinois 62269

Some of the issues that will be addressed:

  • Why do your property taxes keep increasing? 
  • How is education funded in Illinois? 
  • Will the Chicago Public School District receive a state bailout? 
  • How can Illinois taxpayers fight to decrease property taxes?
  • What is education freedom?
  • Should parents be able to decide which school their child attends? 
  • What are the differences between public, private, and charter schools?
  • What is the best way to implement education freedom: vouchers, education savings accounts, or tax-credit scholarships?

This event will help you learn more about education freedom and funding. After attending, you will be able to inform your family, friends, neighbors, legislators, school board members, and, most importantly, other parents about these significant issues.

  • Speakers
    • Lennie Jarratt
      Lennie Jarratt
      Project Manager, Center for Transforming Education
      Lennie Jarratt is the project manager for the Center for Transforming Education at The Heartland Institute. 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. Jarratt 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. He has been a presenter on panels discussing education choice, common core, homeschooling, and Illinois Freedom of Information Laws with groups such as American Majority, Americans for Prosperity (AFP), Illinois Tea Party groups, homeschool conventions, and state legislative hearings.
  • Schedule
    • 10:00 am – 10:15 am
      Registration and Continental Breakfast
    • 10:15 am – 10:20 am
      Introduction of Heartland
    • 10:20 am – 10:25 am
      Introduction of Americans For Prosperity
    • 10:25 am – 10:30 am
      Introduction of property tax speaker(s)
    • 10:30 am – 10:50 am
      Speaker(s) on property taxes
    • 10:50 am – 10:55 am
      Introduction of education choice speaker(s)
    • 10:55 am – 11:15 am
      Speaker(s) on education choice
    • 11:15 am – 11:30 am
      Q&A and adjourn
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