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Ogden, Jenner Elementary Schools Prepare to Merge as School Year Ends


Even though Tuesday marks the end of the school year for students at Chicago Public Schools, plenty of teachers and staff are making plans for the next school year.

One in particular has been two years in the making.

Back in 2015, community members started discussing the merger of two CPS schools: Ogden Elementary School on the Gold Coast and Jenner Elementary near Cabrini Green. Not everyone supported the plan at the time, but now it’s happening.

We take a look at what the two school communities are doing at the end of this year to make the transition in the fall.

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