Thursday, December 15, 2011

"Seattle students walk out to protest education cuts" (with video)

Linda Brill (KING5 News) with video (02:23):
Hundreds of Seattle high-schoolers walked out of class today to protest education budget cuts. Seattle teenagers joined students at the University of Washington to send a message to Olympia.

The student protest was about 300 to 400 kids strong and for most of them it wasn't just a chance to cut school, it was a chance to protest serious budget problems.

It was the "all city" student walk out against budget cuts. High-schoolers from Seattle High Schools' Garfield, Ballard, Roosevelt and Nathan Hale walked out of school with a simple message: Fund us.

"You cut school...we cut class," said one student. MORE...

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