U.S. public schools in financial trouble

Published On: Mar 22 2013 12:13:06 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 28 2013 10:13:43 AM CDT

Hundreds of public school teachers and their supporters took to the streets yesterday to protest Chicago's recent announcement of a school consolidation plan, which will close 54 of the city's public schools. Take a look at other U.S. public schools facing financial troubles.

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This is the second wave of closures that the city has seen since 23 public schools were closed in 2008. The majority of closures occurred within the impoverished southeast part of the city.

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