COLUMBUS - 

State Senator Peggy Lehner (R-Kettering) has been selected to attend the Aspen Institute's summer workshop to discuss the topic of the state role in ensuring equity in public education.

Nearly 30 education leaders and policy experts from across the United States will gather in Aspen, Colorado to explore how the states can advance equity in education, to consider how stakeholders can be engaged, to address inequitable outcomes in public schools and to build capacity as leaders on equity issues.

"The Aspen Institute has provided an incredible forum to collaborate with education minds from across the country in an effort to provide the highest quality education to all children," said Lehner. "The innovative ideas that stem from such important collaboration will benefit students and help toward ensuring education equity in our state."

Participants include state superintendents, policy directors and both public and private education experts. Lehner, chairwoman of the Ohio Senate Education Committee, was the only legislator selected to participate in the workshop.

The Aspen Institute is an international non-profit educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. with a mission to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with issues of critical importance. 

 
 
 
  
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