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Things you might have missed the day the District closed 23 schools

This article was originally published in The Notebook. In August 2020, The Notebook became Chalkbeat Philadelphia.

A day of impassioned protest came to a harrowing end for many who fought the District’s closure plan when the School Reform Commission decided to close 23 schools, sparing four, last Thursday. With all the commotion that night, it might have been easy to miss a few things. Luckily, Benjamin Herold was keeping track.

10 things you might have missed on the day #phillyeducation closed 23 schools…

— Benjamin Herold (@BenjaminBHerold) March 9, 2013

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