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24 New York City public schools in danger of closing

November 27, 2012 3:54:53 AM PST
Two dozen struggling public high schools in New York City are on notice.

They are at risk of closing because of low grades on the latest school report card.

Several on the chopping block are large high schools including Dewitt Clinton and Herbert Lehman in the Bronx and Sheepshead Bay High School in Brooklyn.

The schools on the list had two years of C, D or F grades on their progress reports.

The schools at risk for closing include:

1) High School of Graphic Communication Arts

2) Coalition School for Social Change

3) Academy for Social Action: A College Board School

4) Choir Academy of Harlem

5) Bread & Roses Integrated Arts High School

6) Holcombe L. Rucker School of Community Research

7) Herbert H. Lehman High School

8) Leadership Institute

9) Bronx High School of Business

10) Jonathan Levin High School for Media and Communications

11) West Bronx Academy for the Future

12) Fordham Leadership Academy for Business and Technology

13) DeWitt Clinton High School

14) Bronx Regional High School

15) Freedom Academy High School

16) George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School

17) Juan Morel Campos Secondary School

18) Foundations Academy

19) Boys and Girls High School

20) W.E.B. Dubois Academic High School

21) Sheepshead Bay High School

22) Flushing High School

23) Law, Government and Community Service High School

24) Business, Computer Applications & Entrepreneurship High School

For more information on how New York City identifies schools in need of support, visit: http://schools.nyc.gov/community/planning/Support+and+Intervention.htm

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