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Chicago Archdiocese to Shut 23 Catholic Schools

NPR's David Schaper reports on plans by the Chicago Catholic Archdiocese to close 23 schools in the city and surrounding suburbs at the end of this school year. The closings could displace more than 4,000 students, mostly in poor and minority neighborhoods.

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David Schaper is a correspondent on NPR's National Desk, based in Chicago, primarily covering transportation and infrastructure, as well as breaking news in Chicago and the Midwest.
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