School closures left to trustees

By Nick Greenfield

The fate of Centretown schools, which was to be decided by community working groups, will be left to the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board after all.

And after months of meetings, studies and speculation, the community working group set up to advise the school board on closures has recommended that no schools be closed in Centretown. The group released its report earlier this week and will present their study to trustees at a meeting Nov.10.
The community reports will be studied by school board staff which will make recommendations on Nov. 24. The final decision by trustees will be made public Dec. 21. read more

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