Friday, March 9, 2012

BX students protest DOE consolidation

BX students protest DOE consolidation
(03/08/12) THE BRONX

Bronx high school students stormed out of class today to protest the city's plan to add a third school into an already cramped facility.

Students at Schomburg Satellite Academy and Bronx Regional High School rallied against the Department of Education's proposal to consolidate [ROADS] Charter High School into the same building. The schools currently share libraries, a gym and a lunchroom.

Nearly 100 students marched to the office of state Sen. Ruben Diaz (D-32nd District), where they received support from his educational liaison.

A joint public hearing is scheduled for Mon., March 12.

See Video HERE! 

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