Join us TOMORROW for the Save Texas Schools Rally
Date Posted: 2/22/2013 | Author: Jennifer Mitchell, CAE
The Save Texas Schools March and Rally will take place tomorrow, Feb. 23, in Austin. ATPE will be on hand distributing Teach the Vote T-shirts and materials. We encourage all educators to attend.
Save Texas Schools March and Rally Texas State Capitol, Austin Saturday, Feb. 23 11 a.m.—March on Congress Avenue 12 p.m.—Rally at the State CapitolPublic education in Texas is at a crossroads, threatened by underfunding and over-testing. Texas children deserve better! Join thousands of fellow Texans marching on Congress Avenue and standing up at the State Capitol to say ENOUGH IS ENOUGH. Speakers include Perrin-Whitt Superintendent John Kuhn, education analyst Diane Ravitch and former Texas Education Association Commissioner of Education Robert Scott, as well as other education and business leaders, parents, teachers and students. Let our legislators know that Texas children cannot be left standing outside a courtroom waiting for their future. We need fair funding and significant testing reform now! The rally is kid and family-friendly. Please encourage your students and their families to take part. For more information, visit www.savetxschools.org. To register for the rally and connect with others from your area, visit www.savetxschools.nationbuilder.com/volunteer. To apply for assistance with bus transportation for your school, visit www.savetxschools.org/request-for-assistance-with-bus-transportation.
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