New Infographic: The Cycle of School Closures

Mass school closures have become a popular, "quick fix" for policymakers trying to address struggling schools and budget crises – despite the lack of evidence that closures save money or even improve opportunities for students. Instead, school closures are both a symptom and a cause of perpetuated inequality, and they leave students of color and students from low-income families without access to the educational resources they deserve. To break the Cycle of School Closures we must end the underfunding of our schools and invest in proven alternatives that help every student and every school succeed.

This is how the Cycle of School Closures works:
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Cycle of Closures

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