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Educators demand changes in education system

Video Credit: WKBW Buffalo
Published on July 1, 2020 - Duration: 01:22s
The rally was held at Niagara Square in Buffalo.
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Educators demand changes in education system

UNTIL JULY 7TH.SOME LOCALTEACHERS BELIEVECHANGE STARTS WITHTHEM.JEFF RUSACK SPOKEWITH MEMBERS OFTHIS GROUP ABOUTTHE CHANGES THEYWANT TO SEE IN THELOCAL EDUCATIONSYSTEM.THE IDEA IS TO KEEPEVERYONEACCOUNTABLE.THAT'S WHATBROUGHT DOZENS OFEDUCATORS TO THESTEPS OF BUFFALOCITY HALL.THEY CAME WITHDEMANDS..INSTEAD OFDEMANDING OTHERSTO TAKE ACTION..THEY'RE TAKING ITUPON THEMSELVESTO MAKE CHANGES.WHAT WE DO WANT TOATTACK IS WHAT WECAN CONTROL, WE CANCONTROL WHATHAPPENS AT OURSCHOOLS, BECAUSEULTIMATELY WE'RE THEONES THAT PUT POLICEOFFICERS IN THEIRPOSITIONS BECUASEWE EDUCATED THEM.THE THREE DEMANDS:END THE SCHOOL TOPRISON PIPELINE.CREATING A MOREWELCOMINGENVIORNMENT FORALL CULTURES.AND EMPOWER BLACKAND BROWNSTUDENTS.SOME SPEAKERSHARPED ON OTHERISSUES TO STOPSYSTEMIC RACISM.STOP THEADULTIFICATION OFBLACK AND BROWNCHILDREN, RIGHT?STOP SEEING THEM ASBIGGER AND OLDERTHAN THEY ARE, STOPCRIMINALZING THEIRVERY BEING.

JUSTSTOPTHIS IS THE SECONDRALLY, THESEEDUCATORS HAVEHOSTED IN THE PASTMONTH.THEY PLAN TO STAYACTIVE.NEXT MONTH, THEY'REHOLDING A VIRTUALTOWN HALL... TO KEEPTHE CONVERSATIONGOING TO MAKESCHOOLS A BETTERPLACE FOREVERYONE, NOMATTER THESTUDENT'S

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