Terrell McKinney, 8, leads Betsy Ross students in a drum circle in Daley Plaza.
Sylvia Brooks, a parent at Miriam G. Canter Middle School, which is set to close, distributes flyers Wednesday while protesting Chicago school closings.
A demonstrator raises a flag on top of a downtown Chicago bus stop as protesters march by.
Rev. Jesse Jckson leads a crowd in a chant against school closings outside CPS headquarters.
O.J. Johnson, the grandfather of a CPS student, encourages his fellow protesters to make an impact at the voting booth, which he says is the only way to fix the school system.
Parents and students chant, "Save our schools, don't close our schools!"