Parents Upset As Pa. District Considers Closing Elementary School

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Thursday, March 7, 2013

Fairless Elementary School in North Braddock could be on the chopping block come June 12 if the Woodland Hills School District votes to close it.

The issue comes down to money and the fact that class sizes are at 50 percent capacity.

“We said a year ago, buildings are going to have to close,” one school district representative said. “Nobody wants to do it; everybody hates doing it. It’s the worst thing, but we’re looking at some financial realities that are very frightening.”

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