Oxford Circle School “Crumbling,” Says District Spokesman

 

Solis-Cohen Elementary at 7001 Horrocks Street | Photo via Great Philly Schools

Solis-Cohen Elementary at 7001 Horrocks Street | Photo via GreatPhillySchools.com

  • With only a few days until the start of the 2015-2016 academic year, School District officials scrambled this week to make arrangements for many of Solis-Cohen Elementary’s 1,300 students, as it was discovered that the Oxford Circle facility’s support structure was crumbling, reports The Inquirer. The happenstance nature of this timely revelation is made more disconcerting still when one considers that this is but one contributing case to the district’s estimated $4 billion in unmet capital needs.
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