Updated 05/20/13 – 5:22 p.m.
CHICAGO (CBS) — The Chicago Teachers Union wraps up a three-day march to voice opposition to plans to close more than 50 public schools Monday.READ MORE: Chicago Eighth-Grader Danielle Addo Thrilled To Compete In Scripps National Spelling Bee
Protesters dropped of petitions calling for a moratorium on school closings at the mayor’s office. Police arrested some protesters who were blocking the elevators at City Hall, which are now all clear. The marchers then held a rally in Daley plaza.
WBBM Newsradio’s Nancy Harty reports the union organized a three-day march through the city, as teachers, parents and students walked through the West and South Sides, to visit many of the 54 schools targeted for closing by the Chicago Public Schools.