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While no local schools will be closed, the South Side was hit with a number of school shut-downs.
Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett told parents the district can't finance underenrolled schools as a second round of community meetings begins.
Out of 129 schools named to a preliminary school closing list, none are in the 19th Ward. However, one Morgan Park school in the 34th Ward did make the list.
High schools along with high-performing schools are off the chopping block, according to an announcement from Chicago Public Schools on Friday.
The Chicago Board of Education is considering a plan than that would ban the sale of certain 'unhealthy' food and drinks during school hours.
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