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Students from Robert Emmet Elementary School, one of the schools with a poor rating in academics and scheduled for closing.
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|Mayor Rahm Emanuel responded Saturday to widespread criticism of his plan to close 54 Chicago Public Schools, saying he wasn't interested in doing what was politically easy and that the pain of the closings doesn't compare to the anguish of "trapping" kids in failing schools.|
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