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As Birmingham faces another eight to 10 school closings, other cities are filing civil rights complaints to keep schools from closing in their area.

"The road conditions, especially in the outer areas of the district, are extremely dangerous," said Ann Arbor Public Schools spokeswoman Liz Margolis in an email sent at about 4 a.m. Monday. Ann Arbor is among more than 400 school closings in southeast

As Philadelphia City Council got back to work for the first time in 2013, one of its first actions was approval of a nonbinding resolution calling for a one-year moratorium on public-school closings in the city. The financially

After protesting in New York City for years, critics of school closures and co-locations are taking their fight to Albany. Three mayoral candidates joined.