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July 16, 2019
Are there alternatives to closing schools? Chicago parents consider options.
In a district with more than 200 under-enrolled schools, what options do parents and community leaders have besides school closings?
Diversity & Equity
July 2, 2019
Help wanted: Ogden school looking for sixth principal in six years
A challenging school climate and high turnover in leadership have been two of the biggest threats to the integration project, which just wrapped Year 1.
September 5, 2018
Mayor de Blasio says fate of 50 turnaround schools will be decided this year
“We expect a lot of those schools to graduate out,” de Blasio said. “But ultimately this is the year to decide what happens with all of them.”
March 20, 2018
Up next for the PEP: Five mergers, one missing member, and a snow delay
This time around, there are no school closures on the agenda. But there may still be reverberations from last month’s unusual meeting.
January 8, 2018
Weigh in on the city’s plans to merge, close, or shrink 19 schools at these public meetings
City officials plan on holding at least two public meetings at each school.
October 17, 2016
School merger proposal would cap long struggle for STEM Institute in Harlem
The city Department of Education is proposing a merger of P.S. 241 STEM Institute of Manhattan into P.S. 76 A. Philip Randolph, about eight blocks away in Harlem.
modeling a merger
May 25, 2016
How one Bronx campus is using a merger to create a ‘new’ school
A new twist on the de Blasio administration’s strategy of merging struggling schools is to create a new school in the process.
May 16, 2016
After announcing plans for 12 school mergers, Fariña says to expect many more
Chancellor Carmen Fariña expects to consolidate a growing number of very small schools next year, which she has asked superintendents to identify, she told city…
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