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Written by abnaz on Mar 13, 2011
Few things grab the attention of politicians more than a bunch of angry middle-class mothers, the soccer moms that vote lawmakers in and out of office. And in Texas, middle-class moms showed up by the thousands at the Capitol on Saturday, March 12, for the Save Texas Schools rally. They were protesting the proposed $9 billion to $10 billion cuts in education funding announced by lawmakers in January.
Written by gsbaird on Mar 13, 2011
More than 11,000 Texans from across the state rallied at the Capitol steps in Austin, asking our governor and legislature to avoid cuts to public school funding that would result in layoffs of thousands of teachers.I was part of a contingent of teachers and supporters from Comal County who traveled to Austin on Saturday, March 12.
Written by abnaz on Mar 12, 2011
Ten families from Bonham Academy left San Antonio to join more than 11,000 education advocates from throughout the state at the Capitol in Austin to participate in the Save Texas Schools Rally.Carrying their green Bonham Academy sign, the children marched Saturday, March 12 around the Capitol complex for an hour, chanting "Save Our Schools.""This is Campbell's first rally," said Barbara Taylor, mother of a kindergarten student at Bonham. "It's for a good cause."
Written by Susana on Mar 10, 2011
Don't be fooled by the dot-com at the end of their title; the Mesquite-News is a newspaper.Texas A&M-San Antonio launched on Wed., March 9 the Mesquite-News, a student-produced newspaper that will cover campus and local news as well as provide state, national and international coverage.
Written by Susana on Mar 08, 2011
Parents, neighbors and teachers from the East Side gathered Tuesday, March 8 at Wheatley Middle School for a public forum that gave education and developmental outcomes for children from the school district as part of federal grant called Promise Neighborhoods.You can watch the Webcast here: