Education Panel Votes to Close 22 Schools

The Panel for Education Policy approved the city’s plan to phase-out 20 schools and close two others during a meeting on Monday night, the New York Post reported. ┬áHundreds of parents and teachers came to Brooklyn Tech, where the vote took place, to protest the move. Since taking office in 2002, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has overseen the closure or phase-out of 142 schools across the city.

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