Stand Up! Parents Protest Oakland School Closures

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Oakland School ClosuresOAKLAND, Calif. — Hundreds of concerned parents, students and educators protested a proposed shutdown of 13 Oakland elementary schools at a board meeting Tuesday night.

District authorities say the plan will help maximize resources in a district that is spread thin. Proponents also claim the plan, which would close five schools and consolidate eight others, would help save millions of dollars.

Read more at the Huffington Post.

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