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Faced With Massive Budget Cuts, Philadelphia Plans To Shutter 23 Schools

NPR | March 8, 2013 3:03 p.m.

School officials in Philadelphia announced Thursday night the names of 23 schools that will be closed to help narrow a budget gap of more than $1 billion. Philadelphia is one of several big city school districts that are shutting down schools amid declining enrollments, the rise of charter schools and low student achievement.

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