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CPS Parents Group Sets Up Accountability Line

Parents of displaced students urged to report problems with new schools

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    A group of CPS parents of displaced students are keeping a close eye their kids' new schools.

    They've organized a group called "Parents '4' Teachers" urged parents who experience problems with the accepting schools to call a hotline: 773-916-7484.

    The group has been vocal about the school closings ever since CPS officials announced their intention to close schools.

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    They maintain that sending the children to new schools puts thousands of students in danger due to neighborhood violence, the closing disproportionately impact low-income children of color and that CPS is trying to break the Chicago Teacher's Union by opening new charter schools at taxpayer expense.