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St. Louis Post Dispatch

Apr 25, 12:00 AM

Related: City schools budget calls for closures, new programs

Superintendent Kelvin Adams' budget for the 2011-12 school year is based on the assumption that the district will continue to lose students, he said. And it also assumes that the district will not be billed for any St. Louis child who wants to transfer to schools in St. Louis County. Adams plans to present his budget to the district's Special Administrative Board at 6 p.m. today at 801 North 11th Street. The $272.8 million proposal is a balanced budget that includes putting $3 million into reserves. It would involve closing three schools an elementary school, a middle school and a high school though not necessarily three buildings, Adams said Wednesday. A small handful of school buildings hold two schools, such as the Central Visual & Performing Arts High, which also holds Cleveland High.

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