DeRolph vs. State 20 Year Lookback; Documenting Civil Rights Movement

Selma to Montgomery March, Credit: Matt Herron
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In March 1997, more than two decades ago, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled that the way this state funds edcuation is unconstitutional because, it "fails to provide for a thorough and efficient system of common schools." Legislators still haven't agreed on a fix. In a two-part series on The Sound of Ideas, we'll examine school funding and the legacy of  DeRolph vs State, the lawsuit that prompted the Superme Court ruling. Then, civil rights photojournalist Matt Herron discusses the exhibit he curated at the Maltz Museum called, "This Light of Ours." Join us. 

 

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A Evening with Activist Photographer Matt Herron

WED, APRIL 19, 7PM
@ The Temple-Tifereth Israel (next door to the Maltz Museum)
$12 general, $8 AARP, $6 Maltz Museum Members

Space limited. Call 216.593.0575 or click here to secure your seat.

Guests: 

-Lee Fisher, Former Attorney General & Current Dean of Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University
-Scott Stephens, Former Education Reporter, The Plain Dealer & Current Executive Director of Public Relations, Shaker Heights School District
-Bill Phillis, Executive Director, Ohio Coalition for Equity and Adequacy in School Funding
-Mike Dawson, Former Press Secretary & Current Public Policy Consultant

-Matt Herron, Photojournalist & Curator, "This Light of Ours" Exhibit at the Maltz Museum 

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