7 Bronx schools in jeopardy of closing

Just as the academic year wraps up for summer, seven Bronx schools are in jeopardy of closing.

The schools that are in danger of closing are on a state list of the persistently lowest achieving schools. Eleven other schools on that list in the city would be kept open through an improvement process known as transformation.

Among the seven facing possible closure by fall of 2011 is the Grace Dodge Career and Technical School.

List of schools in danger of closing:Christopher Columbus High SchoolFordham Leadership Academy for Business and TechnologyGrace Dodge Career and Technical Education High SchoolJane Addams High School for Academic CareersJohn F. Kennedy High SchoolMonroe Academy for Business/LawP.S. 065 Mother Hale Academy

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