Chicago, Illinois Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced a measure that, if passed, will require the city’s high school students to prove they will work or go to college before they can receive their diplomas. Critics say this will disproportionately disadvantage black students. To further discuss the plan’s effects, RT America’s Ashlee Banks talks with Luther Mercer, advocacy director for the Tennessee Charter School Center, for the weekly “Race in America” series.
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