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Superintendent William Hite at a City Council hearing on his school closure plan. (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia School Superintendent Set To Announce Changes In Plan To Close 37 Schools

Superintendent William Hite told a daylong City Council hearing on Tuesday that he will announce an updated school closure plan next week.


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Philadelphia City Council Holds Hearing On School Closure Plan

Philadelphia City Council wanted its own hearings on the school district plan to close nine school buildings and reconfigure some of others.


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Philadelphia City Council To Hold Hearings On School Closures

The Philadelphia School District’s decision to close as many as nine schools is prompting City Council to schedule its own inquiry.