Upstate Educators Rally In Albany
Published: March 2nd, 2012
By: Melissa deCordova

By Melissa deCordova

Sun Staff Writer

mdecordova@evesun.com

ALBANY – More than 800 parents, students, educators and community members from more than 30 upstate rural and small city school districts rallied in Albany for quality education this week.

The group met with lawmakers and demanded that the $250 million set aside in the Governor's budget for experimental competitive grants be redirected to classroom restorations and that additional restorations above those proposed in the Governor's budget are necessary to avoid further damaging classroom cuts.

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