California students, faculty and parents are expected to come out in droves for today’s “Day of Action,” protesting state budget cuts in education. We talk with education reporters and check in with some of those who will be walking out of class or hitting the streets in protest over cuts to K-12 education and the state’s public colleges and universities.
Lisa Krieger, higher education reporter for the San Jose Mercury News
Jill Tucker, education writer for the San Francisco Chronicle
Jason Schultz, librarian in the African American studies department at UC Berkeley
Akasha Perez, student activist and intern at the California Faculty Association
Colby Zintl, president of the PTA at Diane Feinstein Elementary School in San Francisco
Isabelle Barrintos-Vargas, college student trustee at De Anza Community College in Cupertino, California.