Posted 8 years ago on Dec. 11, 2013, 9:14 a.m. EST by GirlFriday
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Monday, December 9 was a national day of action to "reclaim the promise of public education."
Grabbing the energy of the Chicago teacher's strike, and the movement it spawned to resist school closures earlier this year, a coalition of labor, community, and civil-rights groups organized rallies across the country.
In more than 30 cities, teachers, parents, students, and community members turned out to support their public schools.
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