TUSD board votes on 14 closures tonight - Tucson News Now

TUSD board votes on 14 closures tonight

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Tucson Unified School District governing board will hold its final votes on the closures of 14 schools tonight.  They will meet at Catalina Magnet High School in the auditorium at 6:30 p.m.  A 45-minute call to the audience will precede the votes, which will happen in the following order after a presentation:

Close Hohokam Middle School and send the students to Valencia Middle School;

Close Carson Middle School and send the students to Secrist Middle and Dietz K-8 schools;

Close Schumaker Elementary School and send the students to Bloom and Henry Middle Schools;

Close Fort Lowell-Townsend K-8 and send the students in grades 6-8 to Doolen and Magee Middle Schools while K-5 students would go to Whitmore Elementary School;

Close Corbett Elementary School and send the students to Wheeler Elementary School while GATE students would go to Hudlow and Kellond Elementary schools;

Close Lyons Elementary School and send the students to Erickson and Ford Elementary Schools;

Close Sewell Elementary School and send the students to Bonillas Magnet and Kellond Elementary Schools;

Close Howenstine Magnet High School and send the students to a high school to be determined;

Close Maxwell Middle School and send the students in grades 6-8 to Valencia and Mansfeld Middle School while other students would go to Safford K-8 Magnet and Robins K-8 School;

Close Brichta and Menlo Park Elementary Schools and send the students to the new Maxwell K-8 and Tolson Elementary schools;

Close Manzo Elementary School and send the students to Tully Elementary Magnet School, or convert Manzo into a district charter school;

Close Cragin Elementary School and send the students to Blenman and Davidson Elementary schools;

and close Wakefield Elementary School and send the students to Hollinger K-8 and Van Buskirk Elementary schools.

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