Great Action: Kids from poor city schools go to apply to the affluent schools

Someone should do this here. A state legislator in Chicago thought of this action for the first day of school. Powerful!

Chicago Tribune

Chicago School Boycott Participants Headed for Northfield
By Tara Malone

Hundreds of Chicago Public Schools students are expected to skip the first day of classes Tuesday and instead board buses to two North Shore schools to protest the financial divide in Illinois public education.

As many as 2,000 city students are expected to attempt to enroll in New Trier Township High School and Sunset Ridge School, both distinguished by their affluence and academics. State law, though, requires residency to register in a public school…

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