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Panel Votes to Phase-Out Three More Schools with Walcott's Support

Friday, April 29, 2011

The city's Panel for Educational Policy voted to phase-out three more low-performing schools late Thursday night. The vote capped an emotional night even as the new schools chancellor appealed for respect.

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Parents Hope Delay on School Phase-Out Vote Will Buy Them Time

Friday, February 04, 2011

Some Brooklyn parents hope the city's decision to postpone the vote on whether to phase-out their struggling elementary school means good news.

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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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