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Watch this 10-minute documentary on Philly schools budget battle

"Our Schools are Not For Sale," a short documentary from the Media Mobilizing Project and the Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools, follows the latest prolonged budget battle around public education here.

Photo from the Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools' Facebook.

“Our Schools are Not For Sale,” a short documentary from the Media Mobilizing Project and the Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools, takes you from the School Reform Commission meeting in March when officials decided to close 24 public schools to the walkout where thousands of students marched down Broad Street to protest budget cuts.

The documentary is punctuated by interviews with parents, students and teachers who are part of the Philadelphia public school system.

“Let the District hear our voices because they think that you don’t care, when people do,” said Philadelphia Student Union member Sharron Snyder

Watch it below.

Our Schools Are Not For Sale from Media Mobilizing Project TV on Vimeo.

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