At Furness High, a tough choice looms

By Benjamin Herold
For the Notebook and WHYY/NewsWorks
Because it is located in an ancient facility that has become a fiscal albatross for the cash-strapped School District, the school could soon be shuttered – a stark example of the difficult choices facing officials as they implement a facilities master plan with the goal of shedding 40,000 “empty seats” in schools across the city.

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