Chicago School Closings

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The largest school closings in US history are happening right now
Chicago Public Schools announced Wednesday the largest school closing in the history of the country, because Rahm Emanuel claims the city is too broke to keep them open. Chris Hayes and an Up Panel discuss what this means – both for education in Chicago, and the students that count on it.

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Emanuel closes 50 public schools, announces $55 million basketball stadium in Chicago
Chris Hayes talks to Karen Lewis, president of the Chicago Teachers Union and Pedro Noguera, New York University education professor, about Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s decision to close 50 public schools.

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