PCAPS in the News: Protesters decry proposed Philadelphia school closings

Kristen A. Graham, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER

POSTED: Thursday, February 21, 2013, 10:44 PM

As the march toward the largest mass school closing in Philadelphia history continues, the voices of detractors grow louder.

Thursday night, the voices were very loud indeed.

First, about 100 people burst into a School Reform Commission meeting with bullhorns and signs, interrupting a resolution recognizing National School Counseling Week.

“Our children are not for sale!” the group chanted, waving pictures of Gov. Corbett and Mayor Nutter, whom the protesters accused of having a school-privatization agenda that the commission is now pushing. “SRC, not for me!”

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