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“Any decision to close MASE has to take the students in mind. … Eighty percent of those middle school students that would now have to go find a school would go back to their zoned school and would be lower-performing schools than MASE,” said Steve Bares, chairman of the school’s board of directors. “One of the first rules is do no harm. We don’t believe that is logical in any way.”Really? Can any of the public schools that are being shut down to benefit the corporate elite of Memphis be worse than straight Fs???
The question now for Shelby County Board members: Do they care about low performing schools if they are being run by their cronies, or is their concern for the children expressed only when low test scores occur in schools with teachers who don't treat kids like prisoners? We will know the answer later today. Stay tuned.
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