Parents plan rally to save Atlanta's Coan Middle

Parents and community members Saturday will hold a rally to protest plans to close Coan Middle School in East Atlanta. Atlanta Public Schools is planning to close 13 schools as part of a major redistricting. Coan would be closed and used as a sixth-grade annex for students from Inman Middle. Students from the East Atlanta area would attend King Middle. The rally will take place from 9:45 to 10:30 a.m. at Coan Middle, 1550 Hosea Williams Dr., Atlanta.