PCAPS In the News: School Closures As a Civil Rights Issue


Activists gear up against planned Philadelphia school closings

Kristen A. Graham, Inquirer Staff Writer

POSTED: Monday, January 28, 2013, 6:19 AM

As the clock ticks down to a School Reform Commission decision on shutting one in six Philadelphia public schools, opponents of the plan are ramping up their push against it.

On Monday, activists, clergy, and elected officials will present an analysis of the Philadelphia School District’s plan that shows the closings would disproportionately affect students of color, as well as poor and disabled students.

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