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More than 100 arrested at Chicago schools protest

An estimated 5,000 parents, students, teachers, public school employees and community residents rallied in Chicago Wednesday, March 27, 2013,¬†against an announcement by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Public School Board¬†to close 54 public schools in the city next year. The closings will affect more than 30,000 students, primarily in low-income black and Latino areas […]