Crosstown High students walk out of class to call for diversity, innovation efforts

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: September 20, 2019 3:31 PM CT | Published: September 20, 2019 2:49 PM CT
<span><strong>More than 100 students at Crosstown High School left their classrooms Friday, Sept. 20, to protest changes at the school. The students walked around the Crosstown Concourse building, and read a letter to their administration calling for significant changes.</strong> (Caroline Bauman/Chalkbeat)</span>

More than 100 students at Crosstown High School left their classrooms Friday, Sept. 20, to protest changes at the school. The students walked around the Crosstown Concourse building, and read a letter to their administration calling for significant changes. (Caroline Bauman/Chalkbeat)

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Caroline Bauman

Caroline Bauman serves as Chalkbeat Tennessee’s community editor and writes about Tennessee schools. Bauman has a masters degree from the University of Missouri as a Thurgood Marshall Fellow. When she’s not working, you can almost certainly find her enjoying BBQ nachos at Central or live music at the Levitt Shell.

More than 100 protesting students left their Crosstown classrooms Friday, and presented a letter with their grievances to the administration.

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