NCRM organizes April 20 education support march - FOX13 News, WHBQ FOX 13

NCRM organizes April 20 education support march

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (FOX13) -

The National Civil Rights Museum and Memphis City Schools are giving students the opportunity to voice their own ideas about the kind of educational system they want.

Hundreds of high school students are being chosen to be participate in what's being called a Student Responsibility March that will take place on Saturday April 20.

The 1.5-mile student education march will start from Memphis City Hall and make its way to the National Civil Rights Museum at 10 a.m.

The march will end with a rally at the NRMC, in which the students will get the opportunity to talk about what their roles should be in improving the quality of education in Shelby County.
 
High school students participating in the march have the opportunity to submit a 2-minute video through Facebook on how they intend to take responsibility for receiving a quality education. The top three winners in the education video Facebook contest will receive monetary awards.

Video contest deadline is April 8. Contest rules can be found at EdEquity's Facebook page.

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