The deadline for Chicago Public Schools officials to finalize a list of school closings is fast-approaching–March 31 to be precise. Meanwhile, opponents are making last-ditch efforts to stop the closings or trim the list. Here’s a brief history of the battle.
(Select an image or double click a timeline element to read a full report)
Arguments for and against school closings:
- Chicago Tribune on why some CPS schools should close
- Chicago Teachers Union on why schools should stay open for one more year