A splendid development in the fight to save schools – Schwarzenegger signed a deal allowing highly concessional interest rates (1.7%) for “the poorest school districts” allowing them to survive the next two years. Obviously, there’s still a long way to go, but this is nonetheless an important victory.
After the 70 mile march and 26 day fast the Governor has agreed to come to Richmond to meet with the students and everyone who marched at Downer Elementary in October. This time he has agreed to come meet with them in their home after shunning them in Sacramento after their march… “We have gotten the Governor to really crumble, they rarely give in to protest,” said Cesar Cruz on his 25th day of fasting.
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