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Thousands of D.C. Public School students will be going to different schools next year because of the latest round of school closures announced Thursday.
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Half of the District of Columbia public schools slated to close were recently awarded grants for their creative plans to improve test scores with funds totaling more than $1 million.
D.C. Public Schools announced that 20 schools and programs will possibly close, most beginning next fall, to better use school buildings and staff resources. A series of public meetings are planned during the next month to give parents and community members a chance to weigh in on the plan.
Incidents of teachers helping students cheat on standardized tests at three D.C. schools is expected to lead to firings.