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Chicago Public Schools Supporters Rally, Protest, Campout, Save Six Schools

Reading, Writing, Resistance…Efforts from teachers, students, activists, and concerned citizens, have continued in the February struggle to save some 20 schools from phase-out, closure, and consolidation under the city's controversial "Renaissance 2010" plan.

Activist efforts have succeeded in saving six schools from impending closure, but efforts on behalf of the remaining schools have continued unabated. They have included a campout, a public rally and protest, and continuing outreach.

Recent Chicago Indymedia features: Plans To Gut Chicago Public Schools Draws Scores to Protest

Additional Resources: The Caucus of Rank and File Educators | 2009 CPS Hearings | Substance News


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