nations largest school closings
There is plenty of evidence to suggest that Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to shutter 50 (yes, 50) schools won't be good for Chicago's children, especially children of color.
"Their education has been hijacked by an unrepresentative, unelected corporate school board, acting at the behest of a mayor
Xian Barrett and HuffPost Chicago Associate Editor Kim Bellware discuss the correlation between the closing of Chicago Public Schools closing and violence in the area.
Due to budget cuts & low enrollment, Chicago Public Schools officials announced that they plan to close 54 schools, the largest wave of school closures in U.S. history. HuffPost Chicago Editor Joseph Erbentraut and Chicago mother Jessica Ashley join Abby to talk about the announced closures.