Arrests at Chicago schools protest
Thursday 28th March 2013,
, Photograph: James Fassinger for the Guardian
More than 100 demonstrators taking part in mass civil disobedience were arrested in Chicago on Wednesday as several thousand people marched against the largest proposed round of school closings in recent memory.
Chicago Teachers Union plans mass demonstration against school closings
Wednesday 27th March 2013,
, Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images
Chicago is bracing itself for a large, potentially disruptive demonstration on Wednesday involving acts of mass civil disobedience against the largest proposed round of school closures in recent memory.