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Here’s to Our Schools! SOS Videos go Viral

By Anthony Cody — June 02, 2011 1 min read
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The fourth and final video in our special series of Save Our Schools video spots has been released. We do not have a big budget - just a lot of heart. So when we wanted to share some positive messages about why we are marching this summer, we went to YOU, to ask for images and video footage to help show how we are supporting students, parents, teachers and schools, and build awareness of the Save Our Schools March this coming July 30th. The amazing Tom and Amy Valens, who produced the documentary “August to June,” have crafted these images into these videos. Please watch the latest: “Here’s to Our Schools!”

If we had millions of dollars, we would pay for these videos to be broadcast far and wide. But we only have ourselves - so please help out by sharing these videos with your friends, post them on Facebook, and any other way you can think of.

Below are the earlier videos in this series.

Here’s to the Parents!

Parents may end up being the deciding force in determining the direction of our nation’s schools. Will we continue to use an ever-larger share of instructional time and scarce dollars for more and more tests? Will we continue to starve local public schools and expand semi-private charter networks? Or will we reclaim the institution of public education for future generations? These short videos have been created to build awareness of the Save Our Schools March, coming up July 30th in Washington, DC.

Two weeks ago I shared the third video in the series, celebrating parents.

Here’s to the Parents!

The second in the series has been the biggest hit so far.

Here’s to the Students!

And here is our first video, released two weeks ago in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week:

Here’s to the Teachers!

What do you think of our videos? Can you help us share them?

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