East St. Louis Teachers Strike Means Mostly Poor, Black Students Lose A Month Of School

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — Self-described computer geek Edgar Williams has a clear vision of his future: study electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or perhaps Caltech. But at a time when the soft-spoken sophomore should be engrossed in his studies at East St. Louis High School, he has to be content…

http://blackamericaweb.com/2015/10/28/east-st-louis-teachers-strike-means-mostly-poor-black-students-lose-a-month-of-school/

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