Saturday, July 30, 2011

#SOSMarch Teachers march on Washington - The Washington Post

Teachers march on Washington - The Washington Post

Teachers march on Washington

Tracy A Woodward/THE WASHINGTON POST - Teachers march past the White House during a ”Save Our Schools“ rally.

There are many reasons thousands of teachers traveled across the country to protest in front of the White House on Saturday — including to oppose charter schools, to fight for equal funding for poor schools, and to have more say in public education policies.

But at a noisy rally starting at noon under soaring temperatures, their message boiled down to one point, which was summed up by the sound check before the first speaker took the stage:

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