EPLC aired a “Focus on Education” TV Program on April 12. Click here to watch the show, which featured:
Topic 1: Reactions to Governor Wolf’s 2015-2016 State Education Budget Proposal
Jim Buckheit, Executive Director, PA Association of School Administrators
John Callahan, Senior Director of Government Affairs, PA School Boards Association
Topic 2: Physical Education and Health Education Issues for Students
Dr. Cindy Allen, Professor, Health Science Department, Lock Haven University
Todd Bedard, Chair, Health and Physical Education Department, Cumberland Valley School District
Linda Woods Huber, Executive Director, PA State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Jessica Peconi-Cook, Health and Physical Education Teacher, Mt. Lebanon School District
All EPLC “Focus on Education” TV shows are hosted by EPLC President Ron Cowell.
“Focus on Education” is a monthly program focusing on education issues in Pennsylvania.
Past episodes are available at eplc.org and have covered the Education Voters of PA; Career and Technical Education; Curriculum, Assessment, and Academic Opportunities for All Students; Pennsylvania Historical and Museums Commission; the school funding lawsuit against Pennsylvania state government; the Campaign for Fair Education Funding; Afterschool Programs and Citizens for the Arts in PA; Higher Education, the State Employees Pension Crisis; Teaching in Pennsylvania; the Legacy of Brown vs. Board of Education; Charter Schools; Public and School Libraries; K-12 and Early Education; Governor Corbett’s Proposed Education Budget for 2014-15; Special Education; Arts Education; Parents as Education Advocates,;the School Dropout Crisis; How Public Education is Funded; The Work of School Boards; Student Testing; and School Safety Issues.
“Focus on Education” airs on the second Sunday of each month at 3:00 p.m. EST on Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) and then airs again several times throughout the same month.