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From Education Week: Chicago Residents Stage Hunger Strike to Preserve Neighborhood School

by Corey Mitchell

A group of Chicago parents and residents fighting to have a say in what happens to their neighborhood high school have entered the second week of a hunger strike.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports that members of the Coalition to Revitalize Dyett High School havelobbied for years on behalf of the school, first to prevent a planned closure, then to put a new neighborhood school in the building.

Read the rest of the story at Education Week.

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