Fliers being circulated citywide call for a walkout on Friday, May 23, with students urged to descend on Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee's office.[snark]Which will be larger: the number of students leaving campus to protest the closures, or the number of students truant on May 23?[/snark]
This marks the second walkout organized in response to the planned school closures. Howard University students are helping to organize the protest.
Fliers advertising the walkout say the better approach to reform is to fix neighborhood schools, rather than close them.
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
To protest the upcoming closing of 20+ DCPS school some students are planning to walkout of school on May 23rd.