PHILADELPHIA, February 22, 2012 – – In light of Governor Tom Corbett’s budget proposal, which includes deep cuts to basic education, state Senator Vincent Hughes (D-Phila./Montgomery) will tour Cook-Wissahickon Public School and hold a community meeting to discuss public education and the impacts of the proposed budget cuts.
The tour comes following a plea to protect school funding sent to Senator Hughes, along with state Rep. Pam DeLissio (D-194), and the governor from parents of school students.
WHO: State Senator Vincent Hughes
WHAT: Tour of Cook-Wissahickon Public School and Community Meeting on Public Education
WHEN: Friday, February 24, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Cook-Wissahickon Public School
201 E. Salaignac Ave.