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Book outlines impact of Catholic school closures on neighborhoods

The Archdiocese of Chicago just announced the closure or merging of several schools. It’s part of a long trend in Catholic school closures across the neighborhood. We wondered what happens to a neighborhood after a Catholic school closes. We have two experts with on the subject joining us-University of Notre Dame law professors and co-authors of Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic Schools' Importance in Urban America Margaret F. Brinig and Nicole Stelle Garnett. Photo: Flickr/American Federation Pueri Cantores

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