Chicago Public Schools To Close, Consolidate Schools
By Marcus Gilmer in News on Jan 12, 2009 10:45PM
In what they claim is a move to improve academic performance, Chicago Public Schools have announced they'll be doing a major reshuffling of schools, including consolidating some and closing others altogether. A vote on the closings is expected January 28, though groups of angry parents are already planning a protest. WBEZ has the story here, as well as the break down of what's happening to which school after the jump.
- Carpenter: Students will go to Ogden, Talcott and Lozano.
- Las Casas Occup. High School: Students will go to neighborhood schools.
- Nia Foundation: Students go to neighborhood schools.
- Peabody: Students will go to Ogden, Talcott and Lozano.
- Princeton: Students will go to neighborhood schools.
- South Chicago: Students will go to neighborhood schools.
- Abbott: Merged into Hendrix.
- Davis Developmental Center: Merged with Hughes in a new building.
- Global Vision High School: Merged into New Millennium.
- Medill: Merged into Smith-Joyner.
- Schiller: Merged into Jenner.
- Key: Students will go to Ellington.
- Lathrop: Students will go to Johnson and Lawndale.
- Hamilton: Students will go to Blaine, Burley and Audubon.
- Reed: Students will go to Banneker, Parker and Nicholson.
- Best Practice High School.
Turning Around (staff to be replaced)
- Fenger High School.