Lafayette Elementary, Chicago, IL Jun 19, 2013

School Closings Protest and Occupation

We demand that this school stay open. We demand to keep our music programs, and our special ed program. We’re not leaving until this school is saved.
Rousemary Vega, CPS Parent

Teachers, parents, and students fought to save 100 schools slated for closure after the Chicago teachers strike, including an occupation at Lafayette Elementary. They succeeded in saving half the schools.

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