Education Supporters in Indiana Gather for 'Ed Reform Rocks' Rally

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Thursday, February 16, 2012

Last year, Indiana made history by passing landmark education legislation. Now, education supporters said they want to keep heading in the right direction and Wednesday’s "Ed Reform Rocks: Demand Great Schools Rally” is how to do so.

Organizers said the focus of the rally is on the need for ongoing education excellence by utilizing quality teachers and schools, as well as empowered parents.

Gov. Mitch Daniels, along with more than 2,000 families, educators, and policymakers from across Indiana, are expected to participate.

They are celebrating student-centered reforms and calling for continued innovation in education to provide all kids access to high-quality learning options.

Fox59 spoke with Kevin Chavous, a Hoosier native and national education reform leader Wednesday morning who said this rally is an opportunity for voices to be heard and a reminder to keep the focus on the students.

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