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Kalyn Belsha

Covers:  education, immigration, aurora, latino issues

Education reporter @ChicagoReporter. Teach digital media @LoyolaChicago. Alum of @MedillSchool @BostonCollege.

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@kalynbelsha — 1,526 followers, 3,861 tweets

Sep 19, 2017

.@EToddBreland says criteria for school closures haven't been consistent over the years: test scores, utilization, loss of public housing

Sep 19, 2017

Gaete-Tapia points out closures nothing new. Sees closings as land grab & assault on n'hood resources. Community not engaged in repurposing

Sep 19, 2017

Gaete-Tapia says some closed schools in n'hoods that could gentrify like Ward Elem near GP conservatory, which just sold as afford housing

Sep 19, 2017

.@MissTFV says officials create stigma against schools when say they're failing, when problem is really lack of resources

Sep 19, 2017

@arlenegloria Yes, you're right, this wasn't good abbreviation. Will fix going forward.

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