In 2013, Chicago Public Schools announced that an unprecedented 49 schools would be closed. Follow CPS parent Rousemary Vega through the maze of hearings and protests that preceded the largest school closings in US history. 
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This short film features the voices of Terry Mazany, Andrea Zopp, Jitu Brown, Wendy Katten, David Vitale, Stephanie Farmer, Karen Lewis.

This is the 2nd featured episode of The School Project, a documentary series by an exciting consortium of Chicago filmmakers including Siskel/Jacobs Productions, Kartemquin Films, Media Process Group, Free Spirit Media, and Kindling Group. The project is also partnering with the Chicago Sun-Times, WTTW-Chicago, Catalyst Chicago, The Chicago History Museum, Ebony.com, StoryCorps, and CAN TV.

"Chicago Public Schools: Closed" is directed and produced by Bob Hercules and Melissa Sterne. 


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