Al Jazeera America Reports on Chicago School Closings



CEJE Director and UIC Professor Pauline Lipman Discusses Research on School Closings

CEJE Director and UIC Professor of Educational Policy Pauline Lipman discusses CEJE research on the impact of Chicago school closings and other school actions on communities in a recent Al Jazeera America report.  Lipman states, “The closures have created root shock–the same kind of effect as pulling a plant out of the ground.”  Please read the full article, Chicago Parents Give School Closures a Poor Report Card.  Additional commentary on Al Jazeera’s school closings article can be found in Education Week.


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