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Adams Warns of More School Closings Ahead

An article that appeared this week in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, “St. Louis schools must cut $18 million more” (by David Hunn, October 9) quoted St. Louis Public Schools Superintendent predicting more school closings next year:

In addition, Adams said the district will almost certainly have to close more schools next summer. Some schools have feverishly hunted for students and are now enrolled over capacity. But 14 of the district’s 74 schools are below 50 percent full.