PCAPS In the News: School Closure Moratorium Gaining Support

Reps Challenge School District Plan

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  • Thursday, 10 January 2013 18:5
  • Philadelphia Tribune
City Council President Darrell Clarke said he supports a one-year moratorium on school closings until school officials can gather more information and community feedback. — ABDUL R. SULAYMAN/TRIBUNE CHIEF PHOTOGRAPHER
City Council President Darrell Clarke said he supports a one-year moratorium on school closings until school officials can gather more information and community feedback. — ABDUL R. SULAYMAN/TRIBUNE CHIEF PHOTOGRAPHER

City Council had little say about reorganization

A lack of input from the community and the city’s powerful politicians may prove fatal to the School District’s new plan to close more than three dozen schools across the city.

“I think the process is flawed,” said Council President Darrell Clarke, noting that, according to school officials, the process of selecting which schools would close has been going for more than a year. The public just learned the details in December. “You should have started having this conversation early on.”

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