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Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013 at 8:31 AM
By BJ Lutz, Pam Oliver

Schools CEO: Delaying Closures Would be "Criminal"

As the parents of special needs students rallied at Chicago Public Schools headquarters to protest potential school closures, schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett was at a west side elementary school proclaiming... Read »

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