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Friday, July 3

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Chicago Public Schools released a list of 129 schools recommended for closure yesterday. The Sun-Times editorial board things CPS should "continue listening" -- which it will do in the next round of community meetings; CPS released a set of criteria for determining whether to close a school. The Tribune has a map of the schools on the list. CPS will release a final list on March 31.

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