Despite 5-year ban, CPS wants to close two schools, consolidate others

 
 
Posted12/1/2015 2:27 PM

Despite a five-year ban on closing schools, Chicago Public Schools is proposing to close two schools it emptied out in recent years citing "zero student enrollment."

And in its plans that state law required the district to publicize, CPS says it'll also put a new charter school into an ailing neighborhood high school building at 730 N. Pulaski Road -- KIPP and Orr Academy High School.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

CPS will follow a community-driven recommendation to consolidate three tiny high schools on the West Side into one that can offer more variety of classes and programs -- Austin Polytechnical Academy, Austin Business and Entrepreneurship, and VOISE Academy.

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