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January 24, 2013

Schools CEO pledges ‘respect,’ ‘nurturing and support’ she says missing

Schools chief Barbara Byrd-Bennett and her aides admitted to the Board of Education Wednesday that the district has not only done a poor job of closing schools in the past, but it can’t guarantee that children who will be displaced by school closings will get to attend classes in their own neighborhoods.

Despite that, Mayor Rahm Emanuel won’t shy away from shuttering school buildings.

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