Last week, the Catholic Archdiocese called for the closing of five high schools and 45 elementary schools. Representatives from St. Laurentius and St. George schools, both in the riverwards, vowed to appeal the decision.
The mayor starts his second and last term with an inaugural address short on dreams and objectives — a sharp contrast to the tone four years ago.
Significant enrollment declines force archdiocese to undertake a new round of school cuts.
A sad day leaves pupils of some Northeast grade schools wondering about the future.