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D.C. School Closures: A Storm is brewing

After a relatively quiet first two years as D.C. schools chancellor, Kaya Henderson has apparently stepped into her first Michelle Rhee-sized controversy that will test her leadership and political skills.


D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson (Matt McClain/The Washington Post)

Almost immediately, parents and teachers took to Twitter to weigh in on the announcement Wednesday and Thursday — it’s likely just a precursor to what we can expect Thursday at 4 p.m. at the Wilson Building, when the city council will host its first hearing on the matter, and people will line up to talk before lawmakers. The Washington Post’s Emma Brown will be there, but below check out how Washingtonians have weighed in on the matter over the last 24 hours.

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