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School Closings in Chicago: Staff and Student Experiences and Academic Outcomes

““This study is the first large-scale, mixed methods study of the closing of 47 Chicago elementary schools at the end of the 2012-13 school year. The study used qualitative interviews to understand how students and staff in closed and welcoming schools experienced the closings process, and administrative data to examine the short-and long-term effects of the closings on students' mobility, absences, suspension rates, core GPA, and test scores in both the closed and welcoming schools. This research builds on a prior Consortium study from 2015 that looked at where students from closed schools enrolled and why.”

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