Bill de Blasio vowed the city would make sure all five boroughs are taken care of in the snow storm.
Holy Cross School will close down at the end of the school year.
Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota says teachers should be paid more for teaching at tough schools.
As staff and students prepare for Monday, many schools are without power or are hosting evacuees.
Weather damage, suspended mass transit and need for shelters was cited as causes of the ongoing closures.
The struggling schools an arbitrator prevented the city from closing will get to keep their names.
Harlem Renaissance High School is one of seven schools where teachers' jobs are safe.
The city education panel approved DOE plans to phase out five Bronx high schools and to shrink another.
The West 14th Street high school will be phased out, the Panel for Educational Policy voted Thursday.
The century-old Washington Irving High School was among 23 schools the panel has now voted to close.
Legacy School for Integrated Studies students walked out of class for a rally in Union Square.
At a public meeting, parents, teachers and students pleaded with the DOE not to close Washington Irving.
Washington Irving High supporters rallied in Union Square on Wednesday to save the school.
Washington Irving High School in Gramercy is among the latest schools to be marked for closure.
P.S. 137 John L. Bernstein on the Lower East Side is one of 20 elementary and middle schools city-wide identified by the Department of Education as struggling.
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