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D.C. proposes closing Washington Metropolitan High, an alternative school

Nov 27, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

The D.C. school system wants to close Washington Metropolitan High, an alternative school that serves middle and high school students who struggled on traditional campuses.

If the proposal is approved by Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D), it would mark the first time the city has shuttered a campus belonging to the traditional school system since 2013. That year, school leaders closed 10 schools amid declining enrollment.

Schools Chancellor Lewis D. Ferebee announced his proposal in a lette...