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New York City theatre school makes a case for staying open

From Gotham Schools: A performing arts school that the city wants to close has put together a highlights reel to make the case for staying open. Manhattan Theatre Lab High School has uploaded a 20-minute video called "We Are More Than Data" to YouTube. The video contains clips from student performances meant to capture qualities that the school's 46 percent graduation rate and rock-bottom progress report score do not.

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