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Proposed Near South Side High School goes before the CPS board

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Chicago’s Near South Side is potentially getting a new high school, but the proposal has been filled with controversy from the surrounding communities.

Top CPS officials wrote in a confidential memo that this new school would hurt historically Black schools nearby. And people say it’s pitting the Black community against the Chinatown community.

Reset learns more about the contentious debate among school officials, politicians, and community members.

GUEST: Kate Grossman, WBEZ Education Desk Senior Editor

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