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Younger Male:
Sometime the problem gets so bad you just need to take action…

Younger Female:
The devastating cutbacks in education and public safety are tearing apart the California we believe in.

Younger Male 2:
This state budget crisis threatens any kind of economic recovery

Younger Male:
Loans to small businesses ON HOLD.  Job-creation -- at a standstill.

Younger Female:
(cutting in)…and the cutbacks are decimating our schools.

30,000 teachers…already laid off. College tuition up more than 200 percent.

Younger Male 2:
And now the politicians are talking about 13 billion more in state cuts?

Younger Female:
We are in a state of emergency, can we really afford 13 billion MORE in cuts ?)

Younger Male:
It's time to take action.

D Sanchez: Timing
This is David Sanchez, as a classroom teacher and President of the California Teachers Association we know our kids and economy can’t afford to wait. 

So join me and thousands of educators, parents and students at a rally near you on May 13th.

Take action at CA-state-of-emergency.com. 

It's time for lawmakers to pass a state budget that protects our schools, our communities, and our future.

Narrator:  Paid for by the California Teachers Association.

Younger Male:
Sometime the problem gets so bad you just need to take action…

Younger Female:
The devastating cutbacks in education and public safety are tearing apart the California we believe in.

Younger Male 2:
This state budget crisis threatens any kind of economic recovery

Younger Male:
Loans to small businesses ON HOLD.  Job-creation -- at a standstill.

Younger Female:
(cutting in)…and the cutbacks are decimating our schools.

30,000 teachers…already laid off. College tuition up more than 200 percent.

Younger Male 2:
And now the politicians are talking about 13 billion more in state cuts?

Younger Female:
We are in a state of emergency, can we really afford 13 billion MORE in cuts ?)

Younger Male:
It's time to take action.

D Sanchez: Timing
This is David Sanchez, as a classroom teacher and President of the California Teachers Association we know our kids and economy can’t afford to wait. 

So join me and thousands of educators, parents and students at a rally near you on May 13th.

Take action at CA-state-of-emergency.com. 

It's time for lawmakers to pass a state budget that protects our schools, our communities, and our future.

Narrator:  Paid for by the California Teachers Association.

Every child deserves a chance to learn and no child succeeds alone.

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