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CPS Supporters Tell Gov. Rauner The City's Schools Are #NotAPrison

LINCOLN SQUARE — On a day that saw both Gov. Bruce Rauner and Mayor Rahm Emanuel refer to Chicago's public schools as "prisons" — Emanuel admittedly caught in a slip of the tongue — supporters of CPS took to social media to prove the politicians wrong.

#NotAPrison became a rallying cry on Twitter for parents, teachers and administrators. They posted examples of good things happening in the city's schools — in spite of a funding crisis — from talent shows to campus cleanups, and even the occasional hug.

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