Collinsville, Oklahoma
March 11, 2014
PLAC Initial Meeting
Parent Legislative Action Committee Encourages You To
Participate In Your Government
Collinsville Group 1st Meeting Tuesday

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These were two of the top objectives stated by other similar PLACs in Oklahoma (increasing funding for education & a reduction in unproductive testing). The Collinsville group will have a chance to set their own priorities in future meetings. The sheet below is a sample of the information provided here Tuesday March 11, 2014 by the new non-partisan group. Direct parent contact with legislators was a primary approach encouraged by the group.
The kickoff meeting in Collinsville for the new PLAC was well attended. Parents, teachers, school administrators, and the school board were well represented. I was guessing about 100 ... the new PLAC facebook page says 83 which must have been the ones that signed in. -- Ted
Melissa Abdo (a Jenks School Board member) was the primary speakee here Tuesday describing how similar groups have been operating in Oklahoma.
New Facebook Page 3/12/2014
To inform parents, educators, and citizens of Collinsville, Oklahoma of legislation that will impact the children in Collinsville Public Schools.
... a few of the other activities in town at the same time possibly keeping the audience smaller than it might have been ...
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Local Parents Group Forming
The Collinsville Area PLAC (Parent Legislative Action Committee) will hold its first monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 11th, from 7:00pm-8:00pm at the Collinsville Education Service Center, 1902 W. Maple.

This is a nonpartisan group with the goal of increasing parent and community awareness about legislative issues impacting public education in Oklahoma. PLAC is a pro-education group that works with the school administration, teachers, parents and community to improve Oklahoma kids' education.

Everyone including surrounding communities are welcome to attend. This cause knows no districts. Please plan to attend to show our kids and schools that we do care about their future.

-- Facebook Post 3/4/2014
Working To Improve Oklahoma Kids' Education