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“Fair Schools Now!” Rally - Come Support the CQE v. California Lawsuit
Date Thursday December 09
Time 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location Details
Elihu Harris State Building, 1515 Clay St. Oakland, CA - 3 blocks from 12th St. BART stop.
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorPedro Hernandez
WHO: Students, Parents, Teachers, Anyone Who Wants to Support Public Education

WHAT: Last summer, 5 grassroots organizations representing nearly half a million California families, and 22 individual students and parents, sued the state of California to force it to fix its broken system of school funding. A similar suit, Robles-Wong v. California, was filed by the California School Boards Association, ACSA, California PTA, school... districts, and individual students and parents. The State is fighting back and has asked the Court to dismiss both suits. The court hearing will take place on December 10th, the morning after this rally. COME SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR THE SCHOOL FUNDING LAWSUITS AND DEMAND FAIR AND ADEQUATE PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING!

WHY: To force Sacramento to invest in California students—California’s future—by fully and fairly funding our public schools.

WHERE: Elihu Harris State Building, 1515 Clay St (between 15th & 16th), Oakland, 3 Blocks from 12th St BART Station (head NE on Broadway towards 13th; slight left at Ogawa Plaza; turn left toward Clay St; go right Clay St.)

WHEN: Thursday December 9th, 4pm

BRING: posters, signs, chants, energy, and your friends

WEB: http://www.fairschoolsnow.org

Slogan Ideas: “Fair Schools Now!” “Fund Our Futures” “Invest in Us” “Quality Education for All” “Adequate and Equitable Education for All” “I’m Worth It”
Added to the calendar on Monday Dec 6th, 2010 12:52 PM

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