05/23/2013 04:28 pm ET

Hearing Set In Lawsuits Over Chicago Public Schools Closings


A day after the controversial Chicago Board of Education vote to shut down 50 schools, a federal judge today scheduled a four-day hearing in July to decide whether to halt the closures.

The hearing before U.S. District Judge John Lee is likely to include witness testimony.

Lee set July 16 for the beginning of four days of hearings.

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