Coalition to Save Austin Urban Schools press conference

January 25, 2011 § 2 Comments

The  recently formed Coalition to Save Austin Urban Schools held a press conference announcing the unity of the 9 campuses which are currently targeted for possible closures by AISD.

Here are photos from the event held prior to the AISD School Board Meeting.

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Community members from various schools (including Sanchez, Zilker and Ortega Elementary Schools) spoke on the need to keep schools open and urged AISD  school board members to seek other options as they confront serious budget deficits.

The coalition of schools include: Barton Hills, Brooke, Joslin, Oak Springs, Ortega, Pease, Sanchez and Zilker elementary schools and Pearce Middle School.

Field recording of press conference:

Maurel Marette – spokesperson, Coalition to Save Austin Urban Schools

Mrs.Oliva – VP of Sanchez Elementary School PTA

Richard Marin – Zilker Elementary School parent

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§ 2 Responses to Coalition to Save Austin Urban Schools press conference

  • Lou McCreary says:

    Maurel: Would like to help with the turnout and speakers who suport the rally, including retired
    teachers, members of the Travis County legislative district, Homeowners of Texas (HOT) and other allied organizations. I can be reached at 589-1496.

  • René Rentería Photography says:

    Hi Lou
    Just got this message. Sorry for the delay. I’ll contact you later today. Much thanks. Rene Renteria 512-670-6366

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