DETROIT (WWJ) – Monday could make or break the students and staff of seven schools in Detroit slated for closure or transfer to a charter operation.

Each of the schools will make a 20-minute presentation to convince emergency financial manager Robert Bobb why they should be spared.

Some of these schools have staged sit-ins, marches and YouTube videos to make their case to the public.

The district plans to close eight schools and hand 45 more to charter operators over the next two years.

Read more about the restructuring plan here.

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