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NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 22, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Detroit: Rehema Ellis) The outrage in Chicago over Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to close dozens of public schools due to budget problems featured; scenes shown of protests; details given about the cost to reconfigure schools absorbing new students; statement from Emanuel quoted; map shown of other cities that have closed schools. [Several PARENTS – react.] [Teachers Union president Karen LEWIS††- says Emanuel should be ashamed.] [The Pew Charitable Trusts Emily DOWDALL†- says district budgets have been tight since the recession.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Ellis, Rehema
Duration:
00:03:00

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