State Representative Cynthia Soto to introduce the measure to place moratorium on CPS school closing. If approved, new standards would be developed to regulate how buildings in the district are used and when schools should be closed.
Soto says the process for identifying schools for closure in the Chicago public school system has not been applied fairly and consistently.
“So you are hearing from my constituents. They want a moratorium now and that’s what this bill will do. There is going to be a process…and we are going to be investigating how the old process works,” said State Rep. Cynthia Soto, (D) Chicago.[/lang_en]