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Education Forums scheduled across Louisiana

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MONROE, La., (KNOE 8 News) - LAE Leaders are planning to host a series of education forums across Louisiana this month.

Recent changes to public school policies have drastically changed the landscape of the K-12 public education system in Louisiana. In order to bring these issues to light, leaders of the LAE will host a series of education forums across the state.

These forums will consist of open, honest discussions between a panel of local education stakeholders -- teachers, parents, school administrations, community leaders, and legislative members -- with participants focusing on the most pressing issues currently impacting our public schools.

Every community member is encouraged to participate in this very important discussion. The forums will begin on February the 18th and move across the entire state, in the following order by date:

2/18: Baton Rouge - McKinley Alumni Center, 1520 Thomas H. Delpit Drive
2/19: Pineville - Kees Park Community Center, 2450 Hwy 28 E
2/20: Shreveport - Caddo School Board Office, 1961 Midway Street
2/21: Lafayette - Thibodaux STEM Magnet Academy, 805 Teurlings Drive
2/25: West Monroe - West Monroe Convention Center, 901 Ridge Avenue
2/26: Lake Charles - Lake Charles Boston Academy, 1509 Enterprise Blvd.
2/27: Chalmette - Chalmette High School Cultural Arts Center, 2600 Palmisano Blvd.

CONTACT: For more information on this event, please contact LAE Communications Director Ashley Davies at (225) 343-9243 ext. 119 or via email at ashley.davies@lae.org.

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