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It's Who Ya Know - A Brooklyn school on the chopping block will get one more chance to improve
The entire school closing show is a scandal. We are working with the MORE CASCADE group on closing schools to expose the crap. I'll report in follow-ups on other schools that did not get grace from His Mayorship.
A low-performing Brooklyn high school slated for closure is getting a new lease on life.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday that the city would give Brooklyn Collegiate: A College Board School a one-year reprieve, citing community pressure.
The small high school in the Brownsville neighborhood was among 14 schools that education department officials recentlymoved to closeafter this academic year. Along with eight other schools on the city’s chopping block, Brooklyn Collegiate is part of the mayor’sRenewal program, which attempts to turn around struggling schools by investing extra resources in them and providing additional learning time. Officials also plan to combine another five Renewal schools that enroll very few students.
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