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SCHOOL MAY REOPEN TO EASE CROWDING
[SPORTS FINAL, C Edition]
Chicago Tribune (pre-1997 Fulltext) - Chicago, Ill.
Author: Banas, Casey
Date: Jul 17, 1985
Start Page: 4
Section: CHICAGOLAND
Abstract (Document Summary)

The Chicago Board of Education's Desegregation Committee voted Tuesday to recommend reopening Irving Park School in September to relieve crowding in four predominantly Hispanic elementary schools in another community.

But school officials have been wrestling with the problem of burgeoning enrollments at four elementary schools, Funston, 2010 N. Central Park Ave.; Mozart, 2200 N. Hamlin Ave.; Nixon, 2121 N. Keeler Ave.; and Nobel, 4127 W. Hirsch St.

Last September the board voted to bar new pupils from these schools, except those in kindergarten and special education classes and siblings of current pupils. Clara Rosiles, field superintendent for North Side elementary schools, said 360 newcomers in the attendance areas of the four schools were bused to four other Northwest Side schools.

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