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Emily Dowdall

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Senior associate at the Pew Charitable Trusts

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Public schools have been closing in major American cities — New York, Philadelphia, Detroit, Oakland, and  most recently in Chicago , where parents and teachers took to the streets.

What Are the Benefits and Risks of Closing Public Schools?

Public schools have been closing in major American cities — New York, Philadelphia, Detroit, Oakland, and most recently in Chicago , where parents and teachers took to the streets.

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