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CPS plan to shutter 4 Englewood schools sparks protests

By CBS Chicago

The stage is set for a showdown between the Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union, over the district’s plan to close several South Side schools.

Wednesday morning, the Chicago Board of Education was holding its first meeting since CPS laid out its plans for school changes next year, including closing four Englewood schools.

Before the 10:30 a.m. meeting, several elected officials, parents, students, and teachers plan to protest at CPS headquarters.



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