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Protesters Stage Walk Out as Panel Votes to Close More Schools

Friday, February 04, 2011

A city panel voted early Friday morning to phase out 12 more schools — including storied Jamaica High and Columbus High in the Bronx — following a rowdy public hearing in which hundreds staged a walk-out in a show of protest.

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Parents and Teachers Make a Plea to Keep Jamaica High's Doors Open

Friday, January 21, 2011

More than 100 parents and teachers, hoping to prevent Jamaica High from closing, turned out at the Department of Education's public hearing Thursday night to show their support for the school, one of 25 the city wants to close next fall.

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