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Thousands of students are marching on City Hall protesting budget cuts

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On the 59th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision, thousands of Philadelphia students, fighting against the prospect of ruinous budget cuts, have staged a walkout that began at noon at District headquarters, 440 N. Broad St., followed by a march to City Hall.

You can follow the action on Twitter using the hashtag #walkout215.

 

One of the largest school walkouts in Philadelphia history is happening right now. #Walkout215 #SavePhillyEducation twitter.com/DustinSlaughte…

— Dustin M. Slaughter (@DustinSlaughter) May 17, 2013

Thousands of students now at city hall to show our power! twitter.com/215studentunio…

— Philly Student Union (@215studentunion) May 17, 2013

This is what 2,000+ students sound like protesting school budget cuts, entering City Hall #vine #walkout215... vine.co/v/bETEHKOKZBt

— NBC10 Philadelphia (@NBCPhiladelphia) May 17, 2013

RT @randylobasso Nutter just came outside. Some students chanted 'shame' at him. #walkout215 twitter.com/RandyLoBasso/s…

— GiljGilj (@GiljGilj) May 17, 2013

Council Members @mariaqsanchez & @councilwomanbrb supporting the students. Stop the budget cuts! #walkout215 twitter.com/215studentunio…

— Philly Student Union (@215studentunion) May 17, 2013

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