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School District of Philadelphia Saving Some Schools, Closing Others

The School District of Philadelphia has revised its facilities master plan that would close or merge dozens of city elementary, middle and high schools. 

Ten schools will be spared under the new plan, which was released today. The new recommendations call for the closure of 29 schools — 15 elementary schools, five middle schools and nine high schools, according to the district. One building lease will be terminated.

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