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Dozens of Veirs Mill Elementary Students Walk Out to Protest Loss of Title 1 Status [Video]

86 third, fourth and fifth graders at Veirs Mill Elementary School missed watching the movie, Wonder, so they could march in the field behind their school and voice their displeasure at Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) for removing their Title 1 status next year.

Loss of that designation means Brookhaven, Veirs Mill, Oak View and Strathmore elementary schools each will receive more than $400,000 less and will no longer have multiple paraeducators working with their neediest students, many who are immigrants living in Spanish speaking homes.

Friday at 10:30 a.m., the students walked and ran onto the field, chanting Title 1, We Want Funding, More Money and Bring Back Title 1.

Video by Narissa Johnson

“We are here today, because our school has lost Title 1, and we want it back. Hopefully MCPS will notice that and say, ‘Shoot, these kids really want it,” said Beatrix, a fourth grader.

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