Students Lose Fight to Save JFK High School

Posted on February 15, 2011


Say goodbye to John F. Kennedy High School.

In the wee hours of Feb. 4, the Panel for Educational Policy voted in favor of phasing out JFK, which opened in 1972, by 2014 starting next fall. But before the PEP voted, more than half of the attendees expressed their opinion on the closure process by walking out, shouting, booing and waving signs — provoking backlash for Mayor Michael Bloomberg for their behavior.


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