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Chicago School History Readings and Lesson 1 by Chicago Grassroots Curriculum Taskforce

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This is a history of Chicago public schools from a bottom-up perspective, with a particular focus on the 1963 Chicago School Boycott when more than 200,000 students stayed out of school to protest segregation and inequality.

African American History: General
African American History: Civil Rights Movement
Anti-Oppression/Critical Consciousness: Race/Racism
Social Justice: Education

lesson plan, article
Education, Boycott, 1963, Schools, Segregation

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