Stamford (Conn.) district to close popular magnet

March 17, 2008
Parents upset about to decision to shut down Toquam Magnet School

The Stamford (Conn.) School District board has decided to close Toquam Magnet School, a K-5 school. Its students probably will be assigned to the Environmental Magnet School, a new interdistrict K-8 facility that will open soon. The decision to close the Toquam school, which has angered and saddened parents here, is part of a broader strategy by the district to cope with budget cuts and declining enrollments across the city.

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