Community Hearings on School Closures

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    The DC Public Schools have announced a series of public hearings on its proposal to close 20 public schools.

    The hearings are:

    Parents Sound Off on Proposed School Closings

    [DC] Parents Sound Off on Proposed School Closings
    Parents and students shared their thoughts on the 20 D.C. public schools -- most in wards 5 and 7 -- that could close because they're under capacity. (Published Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012)

    City Council Hearing: Nov. 19, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave.

    Ward 8 Community Dialogue: Nov. 27, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Savoy Elementary, 2400 Shannon Place, SE

    Ward 7 Community Dialogue: Nov. 28, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Sousa Middle, 3650 Ely Place, SE

    Ward 5 Community Dialogue: Nov. 29, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Langley Elementary, 101 T Street, NE

    Wards 1-4 and 6 Community Dialogue: Dec. 5, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Brightwood Elementary, 1300 Nicholson St., NW

    For a map of the closing schools, and which schools will receive the students, click here.

    For our complete coverage, click here.

    For the public statement from DCPS, click here.