Pink Slip Friday Protests

March 13, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
Parents across California are rallying against pink slips for teachers.The California Teachers Association is staging "Pink Slip Friday" protests throughout the state to protest the move to issue lay-off notices to more than 14,000 teachers because of budget cuts.

Pink Slip Friday protests were held Friday morning in Visalia. In the North Valley, a demonstration will be held at 2 this afternoon at the Madera Unified School District headquarters. In Fresno, protesters will gather at 2:30pm at Del Mar Elementary in Fresno and at 4:30 this afternoon at the Mariposa Arts Park.

Governor Schwarzenegger responded this morning by saying he went through extraordinary lengths to give schools more funding in tough economic times.

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