While some schools that were originally on the list to be closed next year have been taken off the list, many weren’t Germantown, Fulton and Roosevelt all still slated to close, Primus said she worries what will become of the neighborhood’s public education system.
Parents are furious…”They’re wiping out education for kids in the Germantown community,” said Primus. “Where are kids supposed to go to school?”
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- 100 protest planned closing of Germantown High (philly.com)
- Vacant schools in Philadelphia a cautionary tale for Chicago (wbez.org)
- Revised School Closure List Draws Mixed Reviews (philadelphia.cbslocal.com)
- The End of the Neighborhood School (theatlanticcities.com)
- Historic Germantown Protest Against Slavery (calvinistview.com)
- 37 Philadelphia public schools may close in June (thegrio.com)