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“RIF Now, Pay Later”

July 8, 2011
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cross-posted from the SOS March Blog

The following video was directed by Bob Arnold, a teacher at Roy Romer Middle School in Los Angeles. The school faces a 25% reduction of its staff because of budget cuts. This video incredible on a number of levels– it’s a beautiful testament to the talent of the school’s teachers and students, as well as an incredible demonstration of unity in the face of short-sighted public policy. Well done, RRMS– and here’s hoping it’s NOT too late to save your teachers and your school.

4 Comments leave one →
  1. July 9, 2011 4:42 am

    made me cry…..shared on twitter…thanks for sharing this….

  2. July 9, 2011 7:01 pm

    watched and shared on Facebook. Thank you, RRMS, for your message, and for sharing your talent and message.

  3. Zulma permalink
    July 12, 2011 10:19 am

    Powerful video. RIF is hurting the children. Education for all public school children – RIP (Restricted Iniative Program).

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