Parents, students and teachers across the country are fighting for equitable school resources, community solutions and an end to mass school closures. If you've been following our series of infographics on school closures, you know that closures disproportionately affect students of color and students from low-income families. Schools are set up to fail through systemic underfunding and then closed down for failing to do more with less, disrupting whole communities and creating "school deserts."
There are alternatives, ones that harness the power of communities to invest in schools and provide every student the resources and opportunities they deserve.
But don't just take our word for it. Watch this video from our grassroots ally Journey for Justice and hear from the students and parents themselves: