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Students, communities worry as recommendation puts schools in limbo
Students, communities worry as recommendation puts schools in limbo

Angelica McKnight was sitting in her sixth-period Advanced Placement government class at Heritage High School one afternoon last month when she got the news. Under a proposal before the city school board, she and her classmates could lose their senior prom and their graduation at Heritage. Their school would close in June. "Everybody was angry, some people were crying," McKnight said. Teachers hugged the students and told them they'd be missed, she said. "They love us." Students, parents, faculty and neighbors will have a final opportunity Tuesday to urge board members to reconsider. The meeting is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. at the district's North Avenue...

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