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La Plata League Current Studies 2010-2011


Current La Plata League Studies for 2010-2011.
Click the Archive to your left to view LWVLPC studies for 2009.

LWV Study Guidelines

Federal Role in Education Study 2011

*11/4/11 LWVLPC: The League of Women Voters of La Plata County held a Consensus Meeting on the Role of the Federal Government in Education from 9-12:30 at Christ the King Fellowship Hall in Durango. Consensus positions reached in this meeting by the attending LWVLPC members will be forwarded to the LWVUS before November 30.

*The following are papers collected by the LWVLPC Committee concerned with the Federal Role in Education. LWVLPC members are encourage to read these papers before the upcoming League Consensus Meeting

Government Privatization Study 2011

*12/28/11 LWVUS: Leaders' Guide for the Privatization Study Consensus by Gretchen Knell

Member Resource: Privatization

*11/6/11 LWVUS: The initial Privatization Study Background papers are available from the LWVUS Study team.

*The following are papers collected by the LWVLPC Committee concerned with the Government Privatization Study.

*The following additional papers concerning the Government Privatization Study have been received from Toni Larson, PhD., former LWVCO President, who has studied privatization at the state level in higher education and hospital administration. *Scope of the Privatization Study- supplied by LWVUS:
The purpose of this study is to identify those parameters and policy issues to be considered in connection with proposals to transfer federal, state or local government services, assets and/or functions to the private sector. It will review the stated goals and the community impact of such transfers, and identify strategies to ensure transparency, accountability, and preservation of the common good.
  • August -October 2011 Information provided to Local and State Leagues
  • November 2011-May 2012: Leagues are encouraged to participate in the study on Privatization of Government services, assets and functions, and the impact on local communities by scheduling meetings to educate members and communities about the issue and come to consensus.

Letters from our Members