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|Stop the Austerity - ReBuild California Education Protest by We Are The 99%|
|Date||Wednesday November 16|
|Time||4:00 PM - 5:30 PM|
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Where: State Building
455 Golden Gate Ave.
San Francisco, CA
Directions: 455 Golden Gate Ave. at Polk St. State Building. three blocks from City Hall. Buses: 5-McAllister, 19-Polk, 47-Van Ness
Call for November Actions to ReFund Public Education This week, California state budget analysts will propose $2.5 billion in new “trigger cuts” to public education. UC’s president has proposed more job cuts and up to 81% in tuition hikes to cover the shortfall. This comes in the wake of $17 billion in cuts to education since 2009 that have contributed to: 1) The layoffs of thousands of teachers and workers and cuts to educational and student services. 2) A 300 % increase in tuition at public universities in the last 10 years. And 3) Soaring debt for students and their parents.Added to the calendar on Wednesday Nov 16th, 2011 2:57 PM
We demand: 1) A reverse of the fee increases, the layoffs and the cuts to essential services and classroom education, and 2) Publicly and actively supporting raising income taxes on California’s wealthiest and a financial transaction tax on Wall Street to save and expand public education.
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