Join Us! - Save Texas Schools Regional Conference this Friday and Saturday in San Antonio
During the 2011 legislative session, public schools suffered devastating cuts for the first time since World War II.
Without a change, 2013 will bring even more.
The Save Texas Schools Regional Conference will prepare parents, teachers, students and community members to advocate for excellent, equitable public education for all students.
Friday: Registration and Dinner: 5-6 pm
Speakers and Legislative Panel: 6-9 pm (including Mayor Julian Castro, Rep. Mike Villarreal, Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, and Supt. John Folks)
Saturday: Workshops, Supt./Trustees Panel: 9 am-2 pm
Box lunches provided
Go to www.savetxschools.org for registration and information
Conference Fee: $20 per person (in advance). Friday night only FREE ($10 suggested donation). Includes Conference materials and meals. Scholarships Available.
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Put Your Story on the Map - How Are Funding Cuts Affecting Your School?
Share your story on the Texas School Funding Crowdmap.
In South Texas, people have reported that funding cuts to public education are affecting transportation services, teaching, basic classroom supplies, counseling and student supports. In Central Texas, people are reporting that funding cuts are reducing preK time, tutoring, bus services, and math specialists. In Fort Worth, teacher workloads and increased class sizes are making it harder to plan and prepare for effective lessons.
How are funding cuts affecting children in your community? Put your story on the map!
Share the School Funding Crowdmap on Facebook or Twitter.
Want more resources to secure fair funding for all Texas students? Visit:
Fair Funding Now! website
InfoGraphic on Equity Gap
Download a sample Resolution calling for Funding Equity