California Policy Center Press Release
TOWN — Lance Christensen will be facilitating an education reform forum on Friday, April 10th, 2023 from 11:00 am -1:00 pm at the East Valley Republican Women Patriots club. Christensen, Vice President of Education Policy and Government Affairs at the California Policy Center (CPC), was one of the principal authors of the school choice initiative proposal in 2021 and ran against Tony Thurmond for state Superintendent of Public Instruction in 2022.
Christensen is visiting counties throughout California as part of CPC’s Take Back California Education Reform Tour. The statewide tour aims to provide a platform for parents, educators, school board members, and other concerned community members to exchange ideas on the problems with California’s education system and help identify real-world actions that can be taken to advance meaningful education reform at the local and state levels.
“We’re here to get local input from the people most impacted by the poor state of our education system and uncover where urgent reform is needed most,” Christensen said.
“We want to invite open dialogue that will allow us to diagnose the problem and realign our education priorities to prepare students to thrive in 21st-century California,” Christensen said. “I welcome sharp opinions and informed disagreement about viable alternatives at every stop.”
WHAT: Take Back California Education Reform Townhall
WHERE: East Valley Republican Women Patriots club, 3995 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA 92260
DATE: April 10th
TIME: 11:00 am-1:00 pm PST
REGISTRATION LINK: https://forms.gle/FMKtkCfRJHYVyJzt7
ABOUT: Lance Christensen is the Vice President of Education Policy and Government Affairs at California Policy Center. He has over two decades of public policy experience in California as a legislative consultant in the state Senate, a budget analyst at the Dept. of Finance, and as chief of staff to State Sen. John Moorlach. Christensen ran against Tony Thurmond for state Superintendent of Public Instruction in 2022. California Policy Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to education reform, government transparency, and good governance.