Parents protest closing of East NY prep

BROOKLYN - The East New York Preparatory School plans to close its doors and some parents are angry over the decision.

More than a dozen parents visited the Department of Education offices to protest the decision.

The DOE decided to close the Brooklyn school saying it consistently failed to serve its students. The school was put on probation in 2009 on charges of improperly discharging students and not providing adequate special education services.

The school plans to close its doors at the end of the school year. Parents say they learned of the closure during the admission lottery process.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 Brooklyn hit the streets to ask 1 Word on the Street: GPS devices
At least six people have been arrested and 2 Six arrested, 4 more sought in Coney Island gang assault video
3 VIDEO: Brooklyn Botanic Garden to host annual Sakura Matsuri Festival
News 12 Long Island has won the regional 4 News 12 Long Island wins regional Edward R. Murrow Award
Sea Cliff's Troy Ramey was voted off 'The 5 Elisa's Entertainment for 4/26

advertisement | advertise on News 12


Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.