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Chicago elementary school blockaded, occupied to protest closing [photos]

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http://twitter.com/#!/micahuetricht/status/347442280124280832

Last month, the Chicago Board of Education voted to close dozens of schools, and one of them was Lafayette Elementary. According to recent tweets, there is now some sort of “occupation” of the school under way, as well as a protest forming outside. According to Twitter users on the scene, the blockade/occupation includes parents and students:

http://twitter.com/#!/LadySnarksalot/status/347458530359533568
http://twitter.com/#!/KenzoShibata/status/347452312865894400
http://twitter.com/#!/exileinflyville/status/347448806427729921
http://twitter.com/#!/LavLobster/status/347445820452376576
http://twitter.com/#!/INTPoet/status/347443475219873792
http://twitter.com/#!/megmantis/status/347443422874988544
http://twitter.com/#!/OccupyCPS/status/347443033572265984

Update:

http://twitter.com/#!/TinaSfon/status/347479973961015297

Twitchy will monitor this story and update as the situation warrants.

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/06/19/occupied-protesters-blockade-chicago-elementary-school-to-protest-closing-photos/


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