Passions Ran High at Pre-Hearing Rally
Oakland- On the eve of the hearing where a judge would decide whether the CQE v. California case would go forward, students, teachers, grassroots organizing groups, and supporters gathered at the State building in Oakland, California to rally support for the case.
Students, teachers, grassroots organizing groups, and supporters gathered before the State building on the eve of the hearing.
Supporters called upon the State to provide every California student with a quality education.
Tara Kini, an attorney with Public Advocates representing the student and
organization plaintiffs in the CQE case, rallied support for the case.
Students made their voices heard by leading rally chants, telling personal stories of their
classroom experiences, and chronicling the event for their own media advocacy project.