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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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To reach its goals, DPS is slashing expenses by $120 million in 2013-14, by $42 million in 2014-15 and by $33 million in 2015-16, according to The Detroit News.

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