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Tonight: SRC meeting and a candlelight vigil against school closings

By the Notebook on Dec 20, 2012 02:13 PM
Photo: Flickr/benfff85

Superintendent William Hite and his crew have faced the wrath and ire of a community in resistance this week. After those four community forums on the District's school-closings plan, at tonight's public meeting, the School Reform Commission will likely have its turn in front of a combative crowd.

On tonight's slate: presentations on school safety, food services, and the proposed sale of school buildings. You can watch the meeting live below, starting at 5:30 p.m.

At 4 p.m, PCAPS has organized a candlelight vigil to stop the school closings. Beginning at City Hall, protesters will then march to the SRC meeting at 440 N. Broad St.  


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Comments (5)

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on December 20, 2012 7:58 pm
This sounds like a case of sour grapes. It's not easy to give up all the freebies. How much do these people pay in property taxes? In income taxes? If they want to save these schools, let them step up and pony up the money to do it. The magical money tree is bare.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on December 20, 2012 10:43 pm
Yes, everyone who speaks out to save schools should bring their W-2 and their property tax receipts with them. Genius.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on December 20, 2012 10:10 pm
Maybe they should. It's people that think they are entitled to something for nothing that got us into this mess in the first place. Next up is the other $170 Million that needs to be cut. Let's see where that comes from. PFT?
Submitted by Ron Whitehorne on December 21, 2012 10:55 am

Mr. Romney, you lost the election.   Time to move on.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on December 24, 2012 4:48 pm
Agreed--I think he was trolling, at least I hope he was. Hopefully, the tide is turning against these "reformers." This is a prototypical case of The Shock Doctrine and anybody who really thinks America is broke, I have a bridge to sell you. Wall Street is richer than ever and the 1%ers are tripping over one another counting their money so who's really broke?

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