East Texas teachers planning to march in Houston

East Texas teachers planning to march in Houston

Several East Texas teachers and retired educators are planning to march in Houston this Saturday.

They are participating in the Texas Public Education Rally to bring awareness to multiple topics including the STARR Test, retirement benefits, as well as educators' healthcare plans and more.

The Texas Public Education Rally is taking place at the Discovery Green in Houston on Saturday, May, 19. The rally is scheduled from 12 p.m.-3 p.m.

The Retired Teachers Association of Lufkin is taking a caravan to Houston and anyone is invited the join them. If you'd like to attend, you can meet in the old Lufkin K-Mart parking lot at 8:15 a.m. on Saturday. You're encouraged to contact Dave Franssen at (936) 676-3524 prior to reserve a seat. Attendees are encouraged to wear purple.

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