A History of the School Closure & Consolidation Proposal

Aubrey Fricker has prepared this overview of the process that lead to the current plan to close three schools in Citadel and consolidate them into one:

“The significance of adding the words “or schools” to the paragraph 5.0 above is enormous. It is surely the spirit of Reg. 14(3) that the thorough public scrutiny of a proposed closure is superfluous if a replacement school is built nearby. That is far from being the case if two or more schools will be closed and students relocated an appreciable distance away.”

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