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University City High School

(File photo of University City High School, now closed.)

Buyers Found For Four Mothballed Philadelphia School Properties

The school district says it will gross $35 million and net $25 million from the sales.


FILE: Germantown High School

2013 IN REVIEW: District Closes 24 Philadelphia Public Schools

The Philadelphia school district made the controversial decision to close down two dozen public schools this year.


Twenty-two year Philadelphia School District teacher Donna Matthews gets ready to board a bus outside University City High School. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Philadelphia Teachers, Students, Parents Join Rally In Harrisburg For School Funding

In addition to busloads from five high schools in Philadelphia, groups are also going from Pittsburgh, Scranton and other towns across the state.


(Philadelphia schools superintendent William Hite announces which schools will be closed at the end of this school year.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia School District Releases List Of 37 Schools Being Shut Down

Among the high schools to close are Germantown High, Strawberry Mansion High, University City High, and Bok Tech.