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Wednesday, April 26

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WBEZ has fact-checked a variety of claims made about the CPS school closure plan, including whether students' test scores are likely to improve at the new schools. The Sun-Times editorial board says 21 of the 54 schools on the list should be spared. The Board of Education meets tomorrow to review the closure recommendations.

 
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