Today I attended the Rally to save the Steiner stream at Footscray City Primary School. My daughter went there for three and a half years and I have been involved with the school for almost five. It is a wonderful school and even though I chose to move to another school it was still important that I showed my support. The main reason for the rally was to ask the Minister for Education, Martin Dixon to re-think the decision to close the stream and to demand to see the evidence on which the decision was based. It was also a chance to show that the claim of dis-harmony between the two streams was false. There was an even mix of Mainstream and Steiner families. There were even supporters from outside the school. It was a peaceful family friendly protest which ended with a picnic in the park. I hope the Minister takes note of this protest today and sees that the claim of dis-harmony was false.
Good luck to all the families who will be effected by this decision, both Mainstream and Steiner.
You can read more about this issues at http://savefcps.org/support-us/