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CPS ClosuresState Senator Mattie Hunter responded to Chicago Public Schools’ announcement yesterday regarding the proposed closure, co-location or turn-around of 53 schools, 15 of which lie within the boundaries of the 3rd  Legislative District.

“Although I am not completely in opposition to what CPS has decided, I am concerned that this decision has been made without the guidance of solid criteria and adequate investigation of all facets of the issue,” Hunter said. “Even though I remain hopeful we will see positive outcomes from this proposal, I cannot ignore that this judgment was reached without the consideration of CPS’ master facilities plan, which I look forward to seeing soon.”

Earlier this week Hunter became a chief co-sponsor of Senate Bill 1571, a measure which calls for a school closings moratorium that would prevent CPS from realizing any school closures before the end of the 2014 -15 school year.

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