Don’t be alarmed if you see students in Philly cutting class today.
It’s all part of a planned protest in which Philadelphia students “go on strike” to stand in solidarity with their public school teachers against funding cuts. Hundreds of students were photographed this morning walking out of their classrooms at schools across the city while wearing red and protesting outside their schools.
At 10:30 a.m., students will march from their schools to the School District of Philadelphia administration building on North Broad Street. Here’s a look at what’s been going on this morning: