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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

AFT members throng the capitol to question fund cuts, 3-14

L-R: Sign tells it all? teacher testifers & lobbyists, State Rep. Jose Menendez speaking to teachers, State Rep. Mike Villarreal, NISD Supt. Dr. John Folks, Texas AFL-CIO President Becky Moeller, SA AFL-CIO President Gloria Parra, capitol staffers, capitol building

An estimated 5-thousand AFT members, families and support staff swarmed the capitol on their first day of Spring Break to convince lawmakers not to slash education funding that would lead to teacher layoffs and possible school closing.

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