After a long day of protests, Philadelphia's School Reform Commission voted Thursday night to close 23 city schools and merge or relocate five others. Four schools — T.M. Peirce and Bayard Taylor elementary schools, Roosevelt Middle, and Paul Robeson High — were spared.

WHYY's education reporter, Benjamin Herold, observed on Twitter some of the things you might not have seen when reacting to the SRC's decision.