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CPS school closures

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West Englewood »

The West Englewood school was consolidated into another school when 49 CPS schools were closed in 2013.

Downtown »

Officials say that closing the schools is still saving them money in the long run.

Hyde Park »

U. of C. study found more than 800 kids landed in lower-performing schools after the mass closings.  

Kenwood »

The civil rights leader said the pending closure, online classes deny students equal access to learning.

Downtown »

Community groups estimated 21 proposed charters up for approval would cost $21 million the first year.

West Town »

Despite some classroom shuffling, teachers are optimistic about the new school year at Otis.

West Town »

Only a security guard has a full-time position lined up for next year at a closing West Town School.

West Englewood »

As many as one-third of students stay home after decision to hand school over to Earle Elementary.

North Lawndale »

Several city agencies will offer detailed weekly school transition updates throughout the summer.

Tri-Taylor »

King Elementary, one of 49 CPS schools set to close, held its last eighth-grade graduation Monday. 

Bronzeville »

Pastors, reform group targeted parents frustrated with public school choices for their children.  

Tri-Taylor »

Despite protests from parents and aldermen, school will close, the CPS board said Wednesday.

South Lawndale »

The South Lawndale school's closure was announced Wednesday.

East Garfield Park »

The East Garfield Park school's closing was announced Wednesday.

West Town »

A "safety net" for students in need of therapeutic services, the school is set to shut.