Charter schools force painful public school closings
Nov 11, 1:00 AM
In a bid to combat declining enrollment and competition from charter schools, Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS) officials created Envision SPPS, a proposal to close or merge 11 schools by next fall. Officials say consolidating resources from under-enrolled schools allows them to offer well-rounded education programs where students have access to more specialists and enrichment opportunities.
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