In this episode--told all in American Sign Language--Daphne, Emmett, Travis and their Carlton friends plan a protest to convince the school board to keep Carlton open. Bay is conflicted about whose side she is on since the Carlton kids want to disband the pilot program and keep Carlton deaf. Ultimately, Bay joins the sit-in, even providing her artwork for the movement. Emmett catches Daphne and Noah sharing an intimate moment while rehearsing for the school play. The Kennishes and Regina are concerned about their daughters' involvement in the sit-in. Meanwhile, Melody has to pick which side she's on since the school board has offered her a new position if she outwardly supports the closing of Carlton.