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Global Views: School Closings Protest

The whole world wasn't watching, but these folks were.

1. Al-Jazeera (English).

"Thousands of teachers in the third largest US city of Chicago are protesting against plans to shut down schools in poor neighbourhoods."

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2. The Real News Network.

"Teachers, workers and activists hope to pressure Chicago to abandon plans to close 61 schools."

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3. RT America.

"Chicago Public Schools has announced that 61 buildings will be closed in an effort to save money due to a drop in the enrollment numbers, but the money saving maneuver has produced many angry parents."

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ADDED 3/29: ITN.

Note: CPD's News Affairs "estimated" the crowd at 700-900, which much of the media repeated, but the Sun-Times reports that at least 2,750 people were there.

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Comments welcome.



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Posted on March 28, 2013


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