Town Clock rally (4 -5 p.m.) local focus for statewide statement on the future of public education
Educators, parents, students and community members will stand together to bring attention to the plight of public school funding in California. In just the past two years, $17 billion has been cut from K-12 schools and our colleges & universities. More than 16,000 teachers have lost their jobs.
Parents, community members, students, teachers, elected officials must stand together to demand smart policy and financial reforms that support strong neighborhood schools. Slashing school budgets disproportionately at the local level places the greatest impact squarely on the classroom. The cost? A generation of young learners. There is no question that California needs to get its financial house in order, but it cannot do so on the backs of our youngest, our most vulnerable and our greatest hope for the future.
We hope you will join us in sending a message to Sacramento.