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49 Chicago Schools Closed in Mass School Shutdown
49 Chicago Schools Closed in Historical Mass School Shutdown: " . . . the Chicago School Board voted to close 49 elementary schools, "in what is believed to be the biggest single mass shutdown of schools in U.S. history" Fifty-three schools were originally scheduled to be shut down. The closures come as part of Chicago's plan to deal with it's massive $1B deficit. The schools were shut down for "failing to meet academic standards.""