Fremont High School students interrupted, shut-down and took over tonight’s OUSD community engagement meeting. Their independent action as students was warmly received by a room full of hundreds of other students, parents, educators, and community members concerned about the potential privatization of 5 OUSD schools.
What follows is the transcript of the speech that dozens of Fremont High School students put forward tonight at the OUSD’s community engagement meeting. We will post more thoughts on what can be learned from these students’ leadership and example in the coming days.
Search Instagram for #IAmFremont for pictures and video of tonight’s student action, and check back on this page for inspiring YouTube clips as they are posted.
OUSD Admin tried to tell the students to go off into another room while they were disrupting the “community engagement” meeting. Instead, the students linked arms and blocked the entrance to the side room, and…
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