A mistake sent students slated for the under-enrolled P.S. 267 to other schools instead.
P.S. 281 is scheduled to open on East 35th Street near First Avenue in fall of 2013.
The century-old Washington Irving High School was among 23 schools the panel has now voted to close.
At a public meeting, parents, teachers and students pleaded with the DOE not to close Washington Irving.
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