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Discord Grows Over Chicago's Planned School Closings

NPR | March 28, 2013 6:18 a.m.

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Cheryl Corley

Hundreds of members of the Chicago teachers union and other labor groups rallied Wednesday in an ongoing protest over a school closure plan that would shut down more than 10 percent of the district’s 400 plus elementary schools. This is part of a political showdown with the city, which began earlier in the school year when the teachers went on strike.

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