BRIEFING: Understanding the Funding Streams that Impact Public School Students


James Minichello
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WHAT: Advocates of public education will discuss the critical issue of funding for public schools during the briefing, “Understanding the Funding Streams that Impact Public School Students.” This briefing is part of Public Schools Week (March 12-16, 2018), a week when thousands of Americans are celebrating the success of public schools around the country. Thousands of public school supporters have been speaking out about the achievements our public schools are making and the critical roles they’re playing in developing future generations of successful students.

  • Stan Collender, executive vice president, Qorvis MSLGROUP
  • Bruce Lesley, president, First Focus
  • David Reich, senior fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
  • Moderator: Lauren Camera, national education reporter, U.S. News & World Report

WHEN: Friday, March 16 / 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (ET)

WHERE: Room 2044, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Click here to access the I Love Public Education / Public Schools Week Toolkit, an online resource containing a calendar of events as well as messages, talking points, suggested social media messaging, info graphics and other information to help promote these activities and the great work underway in public schools.

Click here to view the list of organizations participating in Public Schools Week.  

For more information, contact Sasha Pudelski, AASA advocacy director, at Advocates of public education are encouraged to join the conversation on social media by accessing the #PublicSchoolsWeek and #LovePublicEducation hashtags.


About AASA
AASA, The School Superintendents Association, founded in 1865, is the professional organization for more than 13,000 educational leaders in the United States and throughout the world. AASA’s mission is to support and develop effective school system leaders who are dedicated to the highest quality public education for all children. For more information, visit