Education forum set Sept. 8 in Canton

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The Texas Education Forum hosting six candidates and six public education advocates will be held Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. until 4:20 p.m. at the Canton Civic Center at 800 Flea Market Road.

Candidates and speakers include Pastors for Texas Children founder Rev. Charles Foster Johnson, candidates Mike Collier for lieutenant governor, Kendall Scudder and Bill Brannon for Senate District 2, House District 6 candidate Neal Katz and Congressional District 4 candidate Catherine Krantz and Congressional District 5 candidate Dan Wood.

The documentaries “Backpack Full of Cash” and “The Texas Promise” will be shown in the afternoon session. Concessions will be available and attendees are welcome to bring their own food.

The forum’s goal is to raise awareness on public education issues and property tax reform. The deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 6 election is Oct. 9. Early voting runs Oct. 22 through Nov. 2. For more information go online to facebook.com/events/944682502357735/?active. – Press Release

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