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Rally at the Capitol on Jan. 16 for Student Civil Rights

Capitol rally 215Gov. Jay Inslee proposed increasing K-12 funding by nearly $4 billion in his budget. We need to make sure legislators follow his lead with their budget proposals. Join educators, parents and other public school supporters for a big rally on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Olympia!

What:  The Rally for Student Civil Rights and Amply Funded Public Schools
When: 10:30 to 11:30am – Jan. 16, 2017
Where: Legislative Building Capitol Steps, Olympia WA

After the rally, teams of school supporters will be hand-delivering copies of the Student of Bill Rights to all 147 legislators.

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Rally Co-Sponsor List as of 1/4/2017

  • NAACP
  • Washington’s Paramount Duty
  • League of Women Voters of Washington
  • El Centro de la Raza
  • Washington Education Association
  • Washington State PTA
  • Public School Employees, SEIU
  • School Nurses of Washington
  • Northwest Progressive Institute
  • Washington Association of School Social Workers
  • Class Size Counts
  • Washington School Counselors Association

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