School Closures

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Mott Haven »

The school had been struggling with low graduation rates and low enrollment, according to the DOE.

Bed-Stuy »

Middle schools Peace Academy and Urban Environment and Foundations Academy high school are set to close.

Astoria »

Most Precious Blood will close at the end of the school year, officials announced recently.

Civic Center »

Bill de Blasio vowed the city would make sure all five boroughs are taken care of in the snow storm.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Holy Cross School will close down at the end of the school year.

New York City »

Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota says teachers should be paid more for teaching at tough schools.

New York City »

As staff and students prepare for Monday, many schools are without power or are hosting evacuees.

New York City »

Weather damage, suspended mass transit and need for shelters was cited as causes of the ongoing closures.

New York City »

The struggling schools an arbitrator prevented the city from closing will get to keep their names.

Harlem »

Harlem Renaissance High School is one of seven schools where teachers' jobs are safe.

South Bronx »

The city education panel approved DOE plans to phase out five Bronx high schools and to shrink another.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

The West 14th Street high school will be phased out, the Panel for Educational Policy voted Thursday.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

The century-old Washington Irving High School was among 23 schools the panel has now voted to close.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Legacy School for Integrated Studies students walked out of class for a rally in Union Square.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

At a public meeting, parents, teachers and students pleaded with the DOE not to close Washington Irving.