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Student-Written Play About Education Reform BANNED

Education Reform Play

First Posted: 12/24/10 11:42 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:20 PM ET

The Washington Post:

Fourteen students from two New York City schools -- Jamaica High and Queens Collegiate -- wrote an impressive play about school reform under Superintendent Joel Klein and Mayor Michael Bloomberg, based on the classic play "Antigone." They were rehearsing to perform the play -- complete with music, visual projections and lights -- when they were told that their principals had decided not to allow them stage it. The play, titled "Declassified: Struggle for Existence (We Used to Eat Lunch Together," was banned.

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