Class Action

Martin-Osuagwu, Deanna
July 2013
Jet;7/22/2013, Vol. 122 Issue 11, p15
The article reports that the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) and parents are suing the Board of Education of the city of Chicago, Illinois after a May 2013 vote to shut down 50 city schools, alleging that the closings target Black and special needs students.


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