Monday, August 19, 2013

Higher Education Study Committee coming to Wood County

The Ohio House of Representatives Higher Education Study Committee will be in Wood County at Penta Career Center Tuesday, Aug. 20th from 1-3 p.m.

From State Rep. Tim Brown: "The work of this committee is critical to enhancing our education system so that every child can reach their full potential. A student’s ability to develop their own skills through Ohio’s education system is critical to paving the path to college or being immediately competitive in the workforce. I welcome you or someone you may know to come out and listen, or offer testimony."

Here are the details:

Tuesday, August 20, 2013:   Penta Career Center, Perrysburg – 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

  • Transitioning to Higher Education and the Workforce
  • Dual enrollment programs
  • Improved student preparation/reducing remediation rates
  • Developmental education reform
  • Higher education – high school alignment project
  • Career counseling
  • What parents need to know about higher education

If you want to provide testimony to this committee you can contact Daniel James in Rep. Brown's office at (614) 466-8104 or

Written testimony must be submitted to TODAY by 5:00 p.m. Due to the limited time available for testimony, Chairman Rosenberger asks that testimony is limited to five minutes per presentation to allow adequate time for questions and conversation.

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