Catholic schools closings 2012
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced a plan on Jan. 6, 2012 to close four high schools and merge and close 45 elementary schools. On Friday, Feb. 17, the archdiocese announced that 18 schools got a reprieve. On Feb. 24, the four high schools learned they would also stay open.
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PHOTO GALLERY: Children, parents and supporters were jubilant upon learning that their school would not be closed after all. However, three schools that weren't originally on the closings list are now slated for mergers into regional schools. Click for photos.