“We are going to make up the day for kids,” Snow said. “The buses are routinely leased and they'll be privately funded…. This is a big deal. It's about kids and education and it's about communities coming together to support education…. It's a day to pause and really reflect on what's important in the state of Oklahoma.”
The Oklahoma City school district is not planning to participate in the rally, said Tierney Tinnin, district spokeswoman.