High schools bring attention to school funding

Courtesy: MGN Online
Courtesy: MGN Online(KNOE)
Published: Oct. 6, 2016 at 6:12 PM CDT
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Two Kansas high schools joined hundreds of others across the country on Thursday to highlight public schooling.

Manahattan High School and Emporia High School participated in a "walk-in" to bring attention to what they say public schools provide for students.

The group AROS, or Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools, organized the events, and students weren't the only ones involved.

Parents, teachers, staff and even members of the community joined the


The main reason was to highlight how school funding is important for Kansas residents.