school closures

Voters overwhelmingly turned down a constitutional amendment for the special statewide school district. At issue were education funds and control.

Opponents of public school closures have new evidence of discrimination. A new study says school closures disproportionately harm Black and poor students.

Three Black Charleston school board members stormed out of a meeting. They are protesting a school closure and systemic education inequality.

SCHOOLS: VIRGINIA: Loudoun County Schools – closed, administration offices open at 10 a.m. Alexandria City Schools – closed Falls Church City Schools – closed, code green Arlington County Schools:  2 hour delay for schools in session Manassas Park City Schools – closed Fairfax County Schools – closed, offices open Prince William County Schools – closed.  […]

VIA CNN: Superintendent John Covington called for the closing or consolidation of almost half of the schools in the Kansas City, Missouri, school district, and a school board voted Wednesday to approve the downsizing. Covington calls it the “right-size” plan,” but many residents say it’s plain wrong. A packed room of people watched the board […]