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Education Policy Fellowship Program

Michigan Policy Seminar

Wednesday, March 6, 2002
9:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
State Capitol Building, Room 404
Lansing, Michigan



9:30 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions
Dr. Donald Weatherspoon (EPFP 73-74) 
Assistant Superintendent, Michigan Department of Education

9:45 – 10:15 a.m.

House Democratic Caucus Agenda
State Representative Michael Switalski,
Chair, Democratic Caucus

10:15 – 11:00 a.m.

The Governor’s Agenda
Scott Jenkins, Governor Engler’s Education Advisor

11:00 – 11:45 a.m.

House Republican Caucus Agenda
State Representative Wayne Kuipers
Chair, House Education Committee

12:00 – 1:15 p.m.

LUNCH (provided)

1:30 – 2:15 p.m.

The Future of School Funding
State Senator Leon Stille
Chair, Senate Appropriation Subcommittees on Education and School Aid


2:15 – 3:00 p.m.

Election Reform
State Senator Diane Byrum
Minority Vice Chair, Senate Government Operations Committee

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Forum Wrap-up and Debrief
Fellows and Coordinators


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