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Fund Our Future Bus Tour: Week 5

Day 19: Tuesday, November 19

The morning started with a meeting of faith leaders to discuss the importance of public education.

The bus also stopped by Clay County Education Association for their annual Thanksgiving dinner for the CCEA union stewards. Four school board members and the Clay superintendent were in attendance as well.

Day 19 wrap-up:

Day 20: Wednesday, November 20

The day began in Nassau County with meetings with community leaders and included recognition of education staff professionals on national ESP day. 

Also on the agenda was a very inspiring visit to the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind.

Day 21: Thursday, November 21

The day started in Seminole County where the #FundOurFutureFL message was shared with representatives from the local PTSA and Moms Demand Action. 

In Osceola County, supporters of public education gathered to advocate for better conditions for students and educators.

The day ended with a packed house in Polk County for a community conversation.

Day 22: Friday, November 22

The day in Orange County got off to a great start at a breakfast with community leaders and activists to discuss our #FundOurFutureFL message.
 
OCPS Academic Center for Excellence in Orlando was the last school we visited on our five-week tour across the state.
 
 

Wrap-Up of the tour

Day 23: Saturday, November 23 


 

 

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