Detroit public high school students face suspension for protesting for a better, high-quality education. They're protesting school closures and will be opening their own Freedom School across from their current school, one of many to be closed or consolidated. One student leader says, "We were thrown out of school for fighting for an equal education and we're doing this to show we're still going to be learning even if we got kicked out of school."
Suspended High-Schoolers Organize Their Own School
Students suspended for walking out of class at Detroit's Western International High School earlier this week to protest school closures and demand a better education, are holding a "freedom school" Friday in Clark Park, across the street from their official school building. Students left class Wedn…