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Chicago school closures spark outrage

Closings across city will force about 30.000 children to transfer to different schools.

Last Modified: 27 Mar 2013 08:53
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Closings of public schools in Chicago will force about 30.000 children to change schools. It is the largest number of schools to be shuttered in a single year.

The austerity announcement by major Rahm Emanuel angered many parents, teachers and community members, who say it disproportionately affects minority neighbourhoods.

Al Jazeera's Diane Eastabrook reports from Chicago.

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