On Monday, Dec. 21 at 6 p.m. at its Oakland administration building, the Pittsburgh Public School Board will host a public forum to debate moving students in Morrow K-5 into the Rooney 6-8 building–both of which are located in Brighton Heights–and reassigning current Rooney students to other middle schools.
Based on a report by consulting group DeJong Inc. released last month, the school board is planning to move current Rooney 6-8 students to either Allegheny 6-8, Schiller 6-8 or Pittsburgh Classical Academy. Current Morrow students would then move into the Rooney building, which would become a K-8 school.
Anyone who wishes to address the board at the public hearing must first register with the Office of the Superintendent of Schools by calling 412-622-3600 by noon, Monday, Dec. 21.
Those not in attendance may also submit written testimony to the board by sending it to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax at 412-622-3624. All testimonies must be received by 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 21.
The public meeting will be held at the administration building, located at 341 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland in conference room A.
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