|PS 20K and Arts and Letters|
This is the first of a batch of incoming reports from some of the schools. Chalkbeat undercounts these protests by saying hundreds instead of thousands that would easily match and surpass the charter shills. Just look at the numbers from one building. But more on that issue later.
Hi, I thought you might like to see photos, speaker list, and the press release from this morning's action involving hundreds of families stretching around our schools today by two co-located schools Arts & Letters and PS 20 in Ft. Greene today among the 60+ schools that are participating in this action today: #protectourschools.Please see below for link to professional photos you have permission to use to document today's Hands Around Our Schools event available with attribution to photographer Julie Hassett Sutton ( Julie at juliehassettsutton.com ):Speakers from PS 20 & Arts and Letters co-located public schools human chain & rally today:PS 20 PTA President Vascilla CaldeiraArts & Letters PTA co-President Ayanna BehinArts & Letters Teacher John AllgoodLetitia James, Public Advocate NYCJoseph Yanis, legislative director Assembly Member Walter T MosleyPtahra Jeppe, chief of staff Assembly Member Jo Anne SimonJim Vogel, representative Senator MontgomeryPress Statement:Hundreds of Parents and Teachers from Co-located Schools Unite in Citywide Action to Stop Cuomo’s Education Proposals:Hands-Around Our Schools to Protect Public Education#protectourschools