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350 children hold walkout at Henry Street Settlement

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Children and community members protest budget cuts to after-school programs It’s not often children have as much to lose in a political fight as their parents. But for the children of Chinatown and the Lower East Side, this rally was an important one. On Wednesday, May 10, at 4 p.m., more than 350 students in [&hellip
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P.S. 137—NOT CLOSING YET

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Breaking News

In October, Council member Margaret Chin wrote a letter to the Department of Education urging them to keep P.S. 137 — an elementary school in Manhattan’s Lower East Side —  open. The Council member also joined P.S. 137 parents and students for a rally in November in an attempt to keep the school’s doors open. Today, [&hellip
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