Wed March 6, 2013
Where Kids Go When Neighborhood Schools Close
Originally published on Wed March 6, 2013 11:55 am
A rash of public school closings in some U.S. cities has parents and teachers reeling. School officials say the closings are needed to save money, but some argue it's a form of discrimination. Host Michel Martin talks with a Chicago reporter and a Philadelphia activist about how the closings could affect students and local communities.