William Diehl, the Executive Director of the Collaborative for Educational Service, presented a talk on "The Disproportionate Impact of Charter Schools on Rural and Small Districts" at the LWVA Opening Meeting on September 14.
The Amherst Charter Commission will hold a number of listening sessions this fall and beyond. They want to hear from all residents of Amherst about how to make local government work for them. For times and places, see the attached flyer.
Candidates for the Third Hampshire District Representative have participated in a number live forums this summer and have also responded in writing to questions dealing with issues of interest to the League of Women Voters.
The state primary election will be held THURSDAY, September 8. The League of Women Voters of Amherst will hold a candidates forum for positions for which there is more than one candidate on Thursday, August 25, at the Town Hall from 7 to 9 p.m.