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A fifth grade class at Everett McKinley Dirksen Elementary School waits for dismissal.

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A fifth grade class at Everett McKinley Dirksen Elementary School waits for dismissal.

Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere/Chicago Sun-Times

Children of migrants are facing challenges in Chicago schools

CPS programs have been put to the test by the surge in migrant population in the city — and they seem to be failing.

A fifth grade class at Everett McKinley Dirksen Elementary School waits for dismissal.

Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere/Chicago Sun-Times

By Jules Yaeger
   

Segregation, “language deserts” and even a lack of school buses are making learning and going to school a nearly impossible task for migrant students, according to a new investigation from Block Club Chicago and Chalkbeat Chicago.

Reset digs into the web of issues in CPS and beyond.

GUESTS: Reema Amin, Chalkbeat Chicago

Mina Bloom, Block Club Chicago

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