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8/17 LA Press Conference And Rally At Broad Foundation-Public schools are OUR schools, not Eli Broad's
ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!
Join us in showing your support for public education. Public schools are OUR schools, not Eli Broad's
SAVE OUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS RALLY
Sponsored by Voices Against Privatizing Public Education
Broad Foundation Headquarters (in front of building only)
2121 Avenue of The Stars
Los Angeles, CA
MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2015 AT NOON
The LA Times announced that the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, along with the Walton Family Foundation and the Keck Foundation met to discuss plans to have half of Los Angeles students attending charter schools over the next eight years.
We say no more billionaire and corporate takeover of our public schools!
Charter schools cherry pick students, falsify records, commit enrollment fraud, close down public schools in predominantly low income areas, destroy jobs, bust up unions, appoint private school boards unaccountable to the taxpayers, and segregate student populations based on income and race.
Separate but equal has no place!!
A recent report entitled ?Fraud, Waste and Lies: Charter Schools Cheating Communities out of Millions of Dollars? cited hundreds of millions of public education dollars being wasted due to fraud and other abuses in the charter school sector. Read here: http://www.commondreams.org/news/2015/04/29/fraud-waste-and-lies-charter-schools-cheating-communities-out-millions-dollars
The charter school industry is a cancer on our public education system. The only solution is to repeal the charter school laws in California once and for all.
Come to the rally - defend our public schools against the attack by greedy profiteers.
Please show your support for placing a statewide ballot initiative to repeal charter school laws in California by signing petition here:
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For more information about this rally call us at: (415) 282-1908
Make your voices heard and be part of the solution to save our public schools!