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Plans being considered to move troubled West Baltimore high school to college campus

Plans being considered to move troubled West Baltimore high school to college campus

Baltimore schools administrators are asking the Board of Education for more time to figure out how to keep Renaissance Academy open.

The board is scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether to close the troubled high school. But schools CEO Sonja Santelises wants another month to explore the possibility of moving the nearly 300 students of the West Baltimore school about three miles northwest to the campus of Baltimore City Community College.

Santelises said deferring action until Feb. 28 would allow officials to further consider the move and provide time for families to offer their opinions about that possibility.

Santelises recommended last summer that Renaissance be...

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