Before spring break, I had the pleasure of speaking with many teachers. I am always in awe of your dedication and ability to articulate the triumphs and challenges you encounter each day. However, when I asked if they would be able to make it to the general membership meeting many responded, “I will try to make it.” We will not accomplish our vision for what we know public education should look like and how we need to be treated if we only try. The time for “trying” is over.
They’ve taken 3% of your salary.
They’ve taken your job security.
They’ve forced you into high-stakes testing.
They’ve taken your career path.
They’ve taken your retirement COLA.
They’ve taken funding increases.
They’ve taken resources from classrooms.
They’ve taken your planning time.
They’ve taken respect for your profession.
Now, they’ve taken your voice.
Join us. Bring members and potential members with you.
Tomorrow, Monday, March 19, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. in the Leon High School Auditorium we no longer try. We do.
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