SOURCE: The Washington Times

February 07, 2007 12:27 ET

Robert Bobb to Address Public Forum About School Board Control

WASHINGTON, DC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 7, 2007 -- Who will control the District's school board will be the topic of discussion during a special gathering of Washington area residents at the 10th Citizens Forum entitled "School Board Control: How would mayoral takeover of the District's school system affect the quality of education of our children?" The forum will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 15th at the Arbor Ballroom in the main offices of The Washington Times, 3600 New York Avenue, NE, Washington, D.C.

"The 10th Citizens Forum is shaping up to be our most popular ever. School Board President Robert Bobb as well as proponents of Mayor Fenty's plan will be on hand to discuss the various ways to improve the District's school system -- many agree this is the hottest agenda item there is," said Brian Bauman, Citizens Forum Director. "The Washington Times is excited to provide this unique opportunity for the public to discuss Mayor Fenty's school board plan and the current plan as proposed by the District's School Board and learn how they will affect the quality of education in the District."

The Citizens Forum Series is the Washington Metropolitan Area's premier arena for a candid, balanced, and fair discussion of issues that concern our community. Heralded as an innovative and imaginative approach to creating an open, intellectual dialogue within the civic, political, and cultural communities of the metropolitan area, The Citizens Forum Series provides a real opportunity for people all over our region to directly impact policy development and implementation.

For more information, or if you would like to attend the 10th Citizens Forum, please visit Media may call 202-636-4731 for additional information.

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