Hundreds of students and teachers at Seattle's Garfield High School walked out of class early on Thursday over news that one of their teachers will be cut because the district says the school's enrollment is lower than anticipated.
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Students and teachers walked out of class at Garfield High School Thursday to protest a staff reshuffling that could leave the school with one less teacher. The district says Garfield did not meet its expected enrollment this year, and the teacher is needed elsewhere.
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