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Seven Queens high schools to close
Seven Queens high schools to close
News Billy Rennison 4/27/2012 at 9:34AM

Seven Queens high schools had their fates sealed and doors closed by a Panel of Educational Policy (PEP) vote last night in Brooklyn. The schools — August Martin, Bryant, Flushing, John Adams, Long Island City, Newtown and Richmond Hill — will close at the end of this semester and reopen in the fall under a [...]

Grover Cleveland saved from closure
Grover Cleveland saved from closure
News Billy Rennison 4/26/2012 at 1:02PM

Hours before the Panel for Educational Policy meeting to decide the fate of 26 city schools, the Department of Education removed Grover Cleveland High School from the list ensuring its survival. Under the turnaround model the Ridgewood school would have closed and reopened under a new name with up to half the teachers being replaced. [...]

Thousands of Grover Cleveland supporters tell DOE to keep school open
Thousands of Grover Cleveland supporters tell DOE to keep school open
News Billy Rennison 4/04/2012 at 9:25AM

More than 1,000 supporters packed Grover Cleveland High School’s auditorium to have their voices heard by Department of Education (DOE) officials. And as each of the more than 50 speakers stepped to the microphone, they made one thing clear — closing the school is not an option. Grover Cleveland is one of 26 high schools [...]

Grover Cleveland High School Protests Turnaround
Grover Cleveland High School Protests Turnaround
News Billy Rennison 2/16/2012 at 4:07PM

Students and faculty gathered outside Grover Cleveland High School to tell the mayor not to “turn” his back on their school. The Ridgewood high school currently sits on the list of high schools to be “turned around,” which involves the closure and immediate reopening of the school under a different name, along with the replacement [...]