Many warn that the plan to close 37 schools could spark violence between youth from rival neighborhoods.
A coalition wants to stop charter expansion. District chief says he does too.
The District says shuttering 37 schools will lower expenses by $28 million annually. But in the short run there are “substantial” transition costs.
Although the contract offers a “right to follow” students, the reality is more complicated.
Details are still sketchy about what will be done to give displaced students a better experience in their new schools.