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Shuttered School Turned Training Facility Brings Opportunity to Underserved Chicago Neighborhood

  When Austin High School on the west side of Chicago closed its doors, it could have easily sat vacant.  Instead, labor unions, businesses, and the local government came together to build Austin Polytechnical Academy, a new kind of educational facility which focuses on high-tech manufacturing.  Meeting the needs of the community and the…