A town meeting on education reform that is expected to draw national and local leaders will be held at 4 p.m. tomorrow at Gilman School.
"Urban Education in Crisis: Challenges and Choices" is sponsored by Gilman in partnership with Roland Park Elementary/Middle School.
The meeting will be held in the Alumni Auditorium on the boys' school campus at 5407 Roland Ave. Tickets are $25.
The forum is the third in a series sponsored by Gilman in celebration of its 100th anniversary.
Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke will join state schools Superintendent Nancy S. Grasmick and interim Baltimore schools chief Robert Schiller and other local educators at the symposium.
Speakers will be Robert Slavin of the Johns Hopkins University, founder of the Success for All program used in many urban schools; Siegfried Engelmann of the University of Oregon, founder of Direct Instruction, used by many Baltimore schools; James P. Comer of Yale University, head of the School Development Program in New Haven, Conn.; and Henry M. Levin, director of the Center for Educational Research at Stanford University.
The moderator will be Tom Fenton, a Gilman alumnus and foreign correspondent for CBS News.
Maryland Public Television will videotape the forum for broadcast at 10 p.m. April 13, as part of its Healthy Communities campaign.
Information: 410-323-3800, Ext. 560.
Pub Date: 4/03/98