FOR IMMEIDATE RELEASE
Contact: Andre Holman
August 2, 2013
Education Town Hall Live on STLTV
An education town hall discussion focused on the key issues affecting St. Louis schools will be held on Monday, August 5th starting at 7:00 pm at the STL TV studio. The event is presented by Mark Kasen and the Educators for Social Justice. The panel will be led by Mark Kasen and Onion Horton, with Tim Person, Jim Berger and radio personality, Janee’ of HOT 104.1 FM sharing their thoughts on the potential for educational advancement in the City of St. Louis against a backdrop of controversy related to educational reform across the country.
Lewis Reed, President of the Board of Aldermen;
Jamilah Nasheed, state legislator, Missouri District 5;
Mark Kasen, Moderator
Janee’, radio personality for HOT 104.1 FM
Onion Horton, Jim Berger and Tim Person
St. Louis Board of Education members, union leaders, teachers, parents, students and other community stakeholders will be in the audience.
The education town hall will begin live at 7:00 PM until 8:30 PM on STL TV cable ch. 992, digital 108.1 and u-verse ch. 99.
4971 Oakland Ave. (Across from St. Louis University High School)
Educators for Social Justice is a meetup group for anyone in the St. Louis area interested in educating for social justice. Members consist of other teachers, parents, students and community activists interested in education and social justice. This meetup group is facilitated by members of The Literacy for Social Justice Teacher Research Group.
STL TV is the local government access station for the City of St. Louis and is available via cable and stltv.net or via your mobile device at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/stl-tv-broadcast .