Fri March 8, 2013
Faced With Massive Budget Cuts, Philadelphia Plans To Shutter 23 Schools
Originally published on Fri March 8, 2013 5:16 pm
School officials in Philadelphia announced Thursday night the names of 23 schools that will be closed to help narrow a budget gap of more than $1 billion. Philadelphia is one of several big city school districts that are shutting down schools amid declining enrollments, the rise of charter schools and low student achievement.