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A scuffle erupted at a Chicago school board meeting where a vote will be taken on whether or not to close roughtly 50 schools.
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The board of education voted to shut down dozens of Chicago Public Schools. It’s the largest closure in U.S. history.
The board voted to close 49 elementary schools and one high school program.
CPS also laid off more than 2,000 employees.
The district is facing a $1 billion budget deficit this year.
CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL LIST OF CPS CLOSURES.
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