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Script | Teacher 1:  Welcome back!  This is going to be a great year!  We’re going to learn so many great new things, how caterpillars turn into butterflies, how to count money...and we’re going to take some great adventures in reading.  Mother:  Would it be okay if I sit in for just a few minutes?  Teacher 1:  Of course!  Parents are always welcome.  We need you as our partners.  NARRATOR: As the new year starts, it's educators in schools and colleges across our state that make a difference in every child's life.  Teacher: This is where the journey begins  T: A brighter future for California starts right here, in classrooms like mine.  T: I believe all students deserve the chance for a well-rounded education.  T: I believe in quality schools and colleges that prepare our kids for good paying jobs.  T: Where dreams of innovations that could change the world become real.  T: I believe strong public schools and colleges make our communities even stronger.  TEACHER 1:  So Join Us.  DVogel: This is Dean Vogel, a classroom teacher, and President of the California Teachers Association.  Join us. All Teachers: …and let’s all get back to schools.  NARRATOR: Paid for by the California Teachers Association.

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