***UPDATED*** Join the Texas Latino Education Task Force for a day of advocacy and action at the Texas Capitol to make our voices heard on important issues facing our community, including: - Equitably funding our public schools; - Rejecting privatization schemes - Eliminating punitive high-stakes testing; - Investing in more bilingual teachers; - Promoting culturally relevant curriculum; and - Protecting in-state tuition for all Texans regardless of status Note: Breakfast/lunch provided in Room E1.610- available throughout the day. 9-:10:30 Busses arrive 10am Legislative Boot Camp for Education Advocates in the Capitol's 3E.4, Civil Rights Room 11:15am Joint Press Conference of the Immigration& Education Task Forces 12pm TX Federation of Teachers rally (Capitol- south steps) 1pm Legislative Office Visits 5pm Board the buses To view the Task Force agenda, visit: http://issuu.com/txlatinoedpolicy/docs/shc_malc_edu_task_force_agenda_fina/0. FREE transportation from Houston, Dallas, San Antonio & the Valley. CONTACT ISABEL PIÑA at 210.224.5476 ext. 207 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Points of Departure: · San Antonio -- Parking Lot at 3rd & Broadway Departing from San Antonio at 7AM, departing Austin at 5:30 p.m. · Edinburg -- LUPE Office, on corner of Cesar Chavez Rd. and Business 83, Departing from San Juan at 5AM, departing Austin at 5:30 p.m. · Houston -- I-10 & 984 Gessner Rd., Memorial City Mall Departing from San Antonio at 6:30AM, departing Austin at 5:30 p.m. · Dallas -- 4849 W Illinois Ave., Mountain View College Departing from Dallas at 6AM, departing Austin at 5:30 p.m.
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