NYC DOE Marks Total Of 26 Schools For The Chopping Block

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

The Department of Education says an additional seven schools have been selected to be phased out.

Additionally, at two more schools they are proposing to phase out the middle schools -- sixth through eighth grades -- while keeping the remaining grades in the building. Those schools would be the Academy for Social Action: A College Board School in Manhattan and P.S. 156 Laurelton in Queens.

The Department of Education yesterday identified 17 under-performing schools it wants to close or phase out for poor performance.

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