Education Rallies Roll into the Capitol
March 11, 2011
AUSTIN, Texas - Thousands of school employees and their supporters from around the state are preparing to converge on the Capitol this weekend, hoping to convince lawmakers that growing numbers of Texans will not accept looming cuts to public education.
Jason Sabo decided to get active when Austin's school district included his son's exemplary-rated elementary school on a list of possible closures. Sabo joined a coalition of teachers, families and community and business leaders called "Save Texas Schools" which will march to the Capitol at noon Saturday. Sabo says the current budget draft, which emphasizes cuts over new revenues, would be disastrous to all Texans. (contd.)
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