I apologize for the mass e-mail, but I wanted to get in touch with you about something that is currently very close to my heart. I have spoken with many of you about the situation that is unfolding at my school, but I'll just summarize for those of you who haven't had the full story. Our school is in danger of being dismantled and all the gains we have made in the last four years are in danger of being lost as ALL but one of our classroom teachers will receive lay off notices on March 15th. This is unfairly affecting communities like ours in traditionally 'hard to staff' schools serving low income communities of color. We are making a video to document this struggle and advocate for our cause and we need YOUR help! Please visit our site at
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