Public meetings set on plan to close 37 Philadelphia schools

Philadelphians concerned with recent school closures can go to a citywide information session hosted by the school district.



The Facilities Master Plan Meetings will review the specifics of the plan and the timeline for implementation. Superintendent William Hite and other district officials will be at the meetings.

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There are four Facilities Master Plan meeting scheduled in 2012. All are from 6 to 8 p.m., except where noted:

Dec. 15, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. South Philadelphia High School

Dec. 17, Sayre High School

Dec. 18, Edison High School

Dec. 19, Martin Luther King High School

Philadelphians who want to ask questions or share inputs with the school district can go to a citywide community forum.

The forums will provide information about the Facilities Master Plan recommendations and will give attendees a chance to talk to district representatives.

There are sixteen Facilities Master Plan Community Forums scheduled in 2013:


Jan. 8, Temple University

Jan. 9, Edison High School

Jan. 15, Martin Luther King High School

Jan. 16, Bartram High School

Jan. 22, Overbrook High School

Jan. 23, University City High School

Jan. 29, South Philadelphia High School

Jan. 30, Northeast High School

Feb. 5, Temple University

Feb. 6, Edison High School

Feb. 12, Martin Luther King High School

Feb. 13, Bartram High School

Feb. 19, Overbrook High School

Feb. 20, University City High School

Feb. 26, South Philadelphia High School

Feb. 27, Northeast High School


For more information, go to the Philadelphia School District information website.

Or call the district at (215)400-6464

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