District has no plan for school closings this fall

    Despite a $600 million budget shortfall and plans to save money with its facilities master plan, the School District of Philadelphia has no plans to close any schools for the coming school year.

    As Newsworks partner the Public School Notebook reports, Deputy Superintendent Leroy Nunery said while other options like consolidation, relocation and expansion are being considered, no schools will close.

    Next Thursday’s School Reform Commission meeting is expected to shed some light on how the facilities plan will be implemented.

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