Students at Los Altos High School plan a walkout Wednesday afternoon to show solidarity with students in Oakland, according to a teacher at the school.
Students will skip sixth-period and march off the campus at 1:45 p.m. and march down San Antonio Avenue to the intersection of El Camino Real and set up a demonstration, according to a news release issued by Seth Donnelly, a teacher at Los Altos High School.
The demonstration will begin about 2:30 p.m. in front of the Wells Fargo at 2600 El Camino Real in Mountain View.
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The flyer for the event is headlined "No School Closures" and is intended to show solidarity with students in Oakland. The board of Oakland Unified School District approved a cost-cutting measure early Wednesday to close and merge 11 schools over the next 18 months, with the first closures beginning at the end of the current school year in June.