Meeting Archive:
Time to Renovate our School Finance System

Meeting Description:
It's Time to Renovate our School Finance System - Austin area parents and educators are invited to learn about the Texas school finance system, property taxes, recapture, and the remodels needed to ensure all children have access to a high quality education.

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Date: Thu, Jan 17, 2019
Time: 06:00 PM CST
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Host(s): Kara Kockelman and Parents of LASA
 Presenter Information
Chandra Villanueva
Speaker Photo

Chandra Villanueva oversees the Center's work on education, workforce development and job quality. She joined CPPP in 2010 and focused on school finance and education policy ranging from early education to higher education access and success. Prior to joining the Center, Chandra was the manager of Advocacy and Public Policy with the Women’s Prison Association (WPA) in New York City. At WPA, she educated formerly incarcerated women on the legislative process and researched options for pregnant women in the criminal justice system. Chandra has also served as a Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellow with the Congressional Hunger Center with placements in Tucson, Arizona and Washington, DC. Chandra earned a Master of Public Administration from New York University's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, and a Bachelor of Arts from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington.