Protest of NYC school closures ends with 24 arrests

02/1/2011 | NY1 (New York City)

A protest against the proposed closure of 25 public schools in New York City ended with the arrest of 24 demonstrators, including two city councilmen. Some of the several hundred protesters, many of them students, blamed the city for the schools' ongoing struggles. They claim the schools had been targeted for closure years ago and that a disproportionate number of students with special needs have been assigned to the schools. Two votes determining the fate of the schools are expected to take place today and Thursday.

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