Dear Friends,   
     I want to bring your attention to a public hearing which is set for next Wednesday, October 25th. This hearing is one of four being held statewide and, in Prince George's County, by the Maryland Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education to give people an opportunity to testify on policies and strategies to make Maryland a top performing education system.  
     They are "looking for the input of teachers, parents, students and others who care about public schools to tell us what they think we need to do for Maryland to become a world class education system and prepare students for college and careers."   The press release from the Commission can be found here
The October 25th hearing will be held at:   Largo High School
                                                                   October 25
                                                                   6:30 to 8:30  
     I encourage you to attend and share your opinions on these important policy decisions.  As always, please call or email ( me if you have further questions.  

Geraldine Valentino-Smith
Delegate Geraldine Valentino-Smith
6 Bladen Street Room 427
Annapolis, MD  21401


By Authority of Friends For Geraldine Valentino-Smith, Elizabeth Ryan, Treasurer