This Tuesday, more than 1,200 parents, students, school staff and elected officials came together in Albany at the ninth annual Charter School Advocacy Day. Embodying the day's theme of "Many Stories, One Vision," participants shared their diverse experiences and called on lawmakers to help charter schools continue their support for great public schools.
Rally News Round-Up:
Yesterday’s rally in Albany sent a big, loud, proud message about the importance of public charter schools. Among the highlights:
-Thousands of charter school parents, students, teachers, and younger siblings pouring into Convention Hall with caps, shirts, banners, and pre-planned chants.
Today's the day! Over 3,000 charter school parents, students, teachers, and supporters are on their way to Albany to send lawmakers a loud and clear message: charter schools are public schools and deserve nothing less than fair treatment! Watch this space for updates.