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Protest Planned at School Board Meeting for Teacher Layoffs

Disponible también en Español: Planean protesta en La Junta Escolar por despidos de maestros.

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Parents and students of are planning to march tonight from the school campus to the (BPUSD) office and will protest , as well as a proposal to ask voters for a property parcel tax to close a budget deficit.

Susann Mata, one of the parents organizing the event, said the rally will begin at Geddes Elementary School at 5 p.m.

"We will rally down main street to the BPUSD, where we will have a chance to speak our mind to the board members" at the evening's meeting, she said. "There will be hundreds of parents, teachers and students wearing red to support our teachers."

At least seven teachers are being laid off in Geddes Elementary, according to Mata.

The school is located at 14600 Cavette Place, close to the intersection of Maine Avenue and Olive Street.

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Padres de familia de la   planean marchar en protesta esta noche a las oficinas del (BPUSD) por los recientes y la posibilidad de que se c para cerrar un deficit presupuestario.

Según Susann Mata, una de las organizadoras de la marcha, esta empezará a las 5 de la tarde en la Escuela Geddes y de ahí "cientos de padres, maestros y estudiantes" estarán vestidos de rojo listos para marchar a la reunión de la junta, programada para este martes a las 6 de la tarde. 

"Vamos a marchar al BPUSD donde asistiremos a la reunión y tendremos la oportunidad de decir lo que pensamos a los miembros de la junta", dijo Mata.

La Escuela Geddes se encuentra ubicada en el 14600 de la Calle Cavette.

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