Our Favorite Signs From the Teacher Walkouts in AZ and CO

March for education!

Teacher Protest Signs from CO and AZ

Last week tens of thousands of teachers and their supporters gathered for huge rallies in Colorado and Arizona. As teachers marched to their state capitols to advocate for increased funding for education, spirits were high and teachers were definitely using their outside voices! Decked out in a sea of red, teachers displayed poignant, clever, truth-telling teacher protest signs. Here are some of our favorites. 

1. Talking percentages.

#teachermarch #redfored

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2. Protesting—Seussian style.

33 years of teaching, proudest moment ever #redfored

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3. Not just talking the talk.

4. Making the point with a little play on words.

5. Pointing out the big picture.

6. Acronym of the day.

7. Because teachers are superheroes.

8. I said don’t make me …

9. You do the math.

Photo credit: AAron Ontiveroz,The Denver Post

10. What would a teacher rally be without a Shakespeare reference?

Photo credit: AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

11. So, so true. 

Photo credit: Barbara Greenwald

12. It takes teamwork to make the dream work.

Photo credit Barbara Greenwald

13. Or, what would Dumbledore do?

Photo credit: Sara Sloan

14. Excellent question.

Photo credit: J. Vanauken

 

Have you participated in your local rallies for education? We’d love to see your teacher protest signs in our WeAreTeachers HELPLINE. 

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Elizabeth Mulvahill is a passionate teacher, writer and mom who loves learning new things, traveling the globe and everything Zen.

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