CPS Votes, Schools Will Close

CPS has voted to go ahead and close a number of schools for under-enrollment or poor performance.

The school system had slated 22 under-enrolled or struggling schools for closing or reorganization, but Chief Executive officer Ron Huberman took six schools off the list Monday after hearing from parents, teachers and others at public hearings

In all, 16 schools will be closed or consolidated.

Parents protested through the night Tuesday in an effort to save their neighborhood schools.

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