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Angry mothers and students protest a proposed charter high school in East LA

by Carlos Montes |
10/16/21
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Protest against charter school in East LA. (Fight Back! News/staff)

East Los Angeles, CA - Over a 100 students, teachers and parents from Garfield High School (GHS) held a protest in East Los Angeles on October 13, against a planned construction of a new charter high school.

East Los Angeles unincorporated area has become saturated with private charter schools, causing a crisis in Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) public schools. Mother Antonieta Garcia spoke about the damage another charter school will cause to public schools and the environment. GHS students led chants denouncing the charter school.

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