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Nov. 8, 2011, 8:16 a.m. They may not have been a big crowd, but they were spirited. A group calling itself Occupy the DOE — an offshoot of Occupy Wall Street — gathered on the steps Tweed Hall on Monday evening with a litany of complaints against the Department of Education . Police officers ushered the crowd of more than 150 parents, students, teachers, aides and educators up the stairs and toward the center of the steps as voices chanted and echoed one another. Their grievances were many, including a unified call against mayoral control of the school system and the privatization of New York City public schools.
Natalia Abrams of Occupy Colleges and Tamara Draut of the Demos policy think tank discuss the rising debts of college graduates and their staggering unemployment rate.Young Americans fight status quo. Dylan Ratigan posts staggering financial facts about college students and asks the why questions. Click here for a link to the original content at DylanRatigan.com Category : #OccupyColleges , #OccupyWallSt , MSNBC Dylan Ratigan , Occupy Wall Street , Press <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>