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Salt Lake City School District recommends four school closures

Nov 20, 2023, 7:28 PM | Updated: 7:41 pm

A Salt Lake City School District bus is pictured outside of the Capitol in Salt Lake City, on Tuesd...

A Salt Lake City School District bus is pictured outside of the Capitol in Salt Lake City, on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023. On Monday, Nov. 20, the Salt Lake City School District recommended the closure of four schools. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

(Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City School Board has recommended closing four schools at a meeting Monday night.

Those school closures are Hawthorne Elementary, M. Lynn Bennion Elementary, Mary W. Jackson Elementary and Riley Elementary.

There will be a public hearing on Tuesday Dec. 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the West High School Auditorium. That meeting does not have a limit. If 300 people show up to voice their concern, then all 300 people will be allowed to do so.

The school board will then vote on the recommended closures on Jan. 9, 2024.

This is breaking news and will be updated. 

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Salt Lake City School District recommends four school closures