Kansas City Closing Half Its Schools

Another Democrat stronghold run into the ground.  From Breitbart:

The Kansas City school board narrowly approved a plan Wednesday night to close nearly half the district’s schools in a desperate bid to avoid a potential bankruptcy.

The board voted 5-4 after parents and community leaders made final pleas to spare the schools even as the beleaguered district seeks to erase a projected $50 million budget shortfall.  The approved plan calls for shuttering 29 of 61 schools—a striking amount even as public school closes rise nationwide while the recession eats away at academic budgets…

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