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Teach-in: Advocating for Public Education in NC
Wednesday, May 16, 1-2 p.m.
First Baptist Church
99 North Salisbury Street, Raleigh
People of faith from across North Carolina are invited to come together to learn more about what is at stake with public education in our state. We will recommit ourselves to drawing near to our public schools with advocacy and support. Following this event you are invited to join the rally at Bicentennial Plaza at 3:00 p.m.
Parking will NOT be available at First Baptist Church. For more information about parking in downtown Raleigh click here: http://www.godowntownraleigh.com/get-around/parking
This is what the North Carolina Association of Educators is doing and saying:
9:45 a.m. Meet at NCAE Headquarters, 700 S. Salisbury Street.
10:00 a.m. March for Students (from NCAE to Legislative Building, about 25 min).
10:45 a.m. Enter Legislative Bldg and start assembling on 3rd Floor. This may take a little longer than usual with new metal detectors upon entry.
12:00 p.m. General Assembly Convenes.
1:00 p.m. Teach-in: Advocating for Public Education in NC (First Baptist Church, 99 North Salisbury Street).
2:00 p.m. Meet with your representatives.
3:00 p.m. Start assembling on Bicentennial Plaza across from the Legislative Building for Rally for Respect.
3:30 p.m. Rally for Respect begins.
4:30 p.m. Rally concludes.
CLICK HERE for Link to NCAE Facebook Events Page. This is a good place to RSVP and read what the NCAE has to say.
Additional information can also be found here: www.may16.org