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updated: 6/24/2013 7:19 PM

More Chicago schools close for good

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The remainder of the public schools slated to close in Chicago shut their doors Monday, bringing the total to 49.

Many parents are resigned to the cost-cutting measures. But some are part of a federal discrimination lawsuit against Chicago Public Schools. A judge will hold a hearing in July to consider their claims that special education students are being discriminated against because they're not getting access to the best options.

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Lucy Riner is not part of the lawsuit but isn't happy with the school her 4-year-old son, Luka, has been assigned to. She's trying to get him into a different school closer to their home. Luka, who's developmentally delayed, received special education services at Trumbull Elementary School.

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