Nation | Education

Where Kids Go When Neighborhood Schools Close

NPR | March 6, 2013 8:55 a.m.

A rash of public school closings in some U.S. cities has parents and teachers reeling. School officials say the closings are needed to save money, but some argue it’s a form of discrimination. Host Michel Martin talks with a Chicago reporter and a Philadelphia activist about how the closings could affect students and local communities.

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