Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Awake the Sleeping Giant: Save Our Schools March, July 28-31

The following is from the SOS website.
Welcome to the Save Our Schools March & National Call to Action!
July 28-31, 2011 in Washington, D.C. and across the country

We, a collection of people from all walks of life and every corner of this nation, embody a mixture of ideas and opinions regarding how we can improve educational opportunities for all children. We stand united by one belief – it’s time for teachers and parents to organize and reclaim control of our schools.

As concerned citizens, we demand an end to the destructive policies and rhetoric that have eroded confidence in our public schools, demoralized teachers, and reduced the education of too many of our children to nothing more than test preparation.

A well-educated society is essential to the future of the United States of America. Our students must have access to a fully funded, world-class public education system, and it is our responsibility to hold our government accountable for providing the means to achieve it. Please join us!

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