Gallery: #RedforEd

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Gallery By: Izzy Honey, Review Staff

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This past Friday, there was a peaceful rally in downtown Denver in support of funding for education. Teachers and students from over 30 districts across the state gathered to fight for increased funding, more availability of resources, safety of their benefits, and livable wages. From Rangeview, civics teacher Stephanie Walsh organized Raider teachers from many departments to support the movement. A sea of red gathered in front of the capitol, chanting “Up with education, down with corporation!” Students from all grades were seen in the crowd, chanting and adding their voices to the roar. 

“I’m really encouraged that people have been overall positive”, commented Ms. Rutherford, who marched to reinforce the complaints that teachers have had for years and years. 

Many marchers said they hoped that this demonstration would raise awareness and convince Colorado legislators to rethink the way money is distributed to educational institutions.