Chicago's School Closings


Documentary film series, The School Project, releases its second installment focusing on the 50 schools closings conducted by CPS in May 2013. The episode centers around a Chicago family as they navigate the process and what the largest school closing in American history means for education policy in the city.

Watch the trailer.

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Watch an interview with Greg Jacobs, co-director and producer of The School Project.

View a timeline about education reform in Chicago. 

--Timeline by Kristen Thometz

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