Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008
10 a.m. Gov. Ritter will join former Gov. Romers and Lamm as they endorse and launch the "Strong American Schools" campaign in Colorado. Also taking part in the kick-off news conference will be former U.S. Sen. and
and state Sen. Nancy Spence. University of Colorado President Hank Brown
Strong American Schools is a bipartisan national awareness campaign that is urging leaders around the country to embrace three common-sense solutions to education reform: rigorous standards, effective teachers in every classroom, and more time and support for student learning.
Romer, who served three terms as
Colorado governor and as superintendent of the , is national chairman of Strong American Schools. Los Angeles Unified School District
Location: West Steps, State Capitol.