Editorial: As students flee and contract costs rise: Close Chicago’s half-empty schools

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Chicago Tribune

Nov 11, 1:00 AM

Editorial: As students flee and contract costs rise: Close Chicago’s half-empty schools

Lightfoot finally agreed to a labor contract that is very generous to the teachers union. Making it affordable, however, won’t be easy. Nor will giving a higher-quality education to students now trapped in dying schools. Closing these half-empty buildings is one way to show she’s serious about both goals.

Tags: school choice

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