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Charter students join new schools

Teachers lose jobs after sudden closing

In the wake of last week’s closing of the Gloucester Community Arts Charter School, more than 20 teachers received pink slips, while parents scrambled to find new schools for their children.

Out of the 110 students that left the charter school, 98 enrolled in the Gloucester school district, said Superintendent Richard Safier. He said the 3,124-student district had been preparing for the new students for the last month, when the charter school showed signs of an early closing.

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