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Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Sunday, December 5

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As the school board meets to consider closing or "turning around" up to 17 CPS schools, a study finds that the turnaround method may not actually work, and WBEZ reported on the possibility that CPS has a policy of not making repairs in schools it's considering for closure or turnaround -- as far as 10 years in advance of any decision.

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