Friday, October 26, 2012

Community College Students do Zombie Walk for Prop 30

Governor Jerry Brown, the State Superintendent of Education and local school leaders have launched a last ditch effort to promote Proposition 30. The Temporary Taxes to Fund Education measure would create between $6 to 9 billion in revenue that the Governor says would be set aside for public schools. The latest polls show the measure has fallen behind with a dwindling number of undecided voters. More than a hundred Southern California community college students took part in a zombie walk through downtown LA. They called themselves the Walking Debt and said without Proposition 30 funds, public education is in deep trouble. Pacifica KPFK’s Ernesto Arce files this report from Los Angeles.