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Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Monday, March 4

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Hundreds of protestors marched from Daley Plaza to CPS headquarters yesterday to protest the proposed school closings. Police arrested as many as 150 protestors who staged a sit-in in the street.

Catalyst spotified coverage of the protest, while the Sun-Times live-blogged it.

Milosh Kosanovich

I love the #Chicago education flag.
Veronica Arreola

School closings rally
WBEZ/Robin Amer

Almost-360 of #CPS school closing rally
Veronica Arreola

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