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Why One Of Indiana's Largest Public School Systems Is Slowly Disappearing05:08Download


The public school system in Gary, Indiana, used to be one of that state’s largest. People called it a model district. Among its graduates: a Nobel economist, successful business leaders and entertainers.

But today, Gary is having trouble meeting payroll and it's shutting down some schools. Michael Puente (@MikePuenteNews) from Here & Now contributor WBEZ explains what happened.

This segment aired on March 14, 2017.


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