Wednesday, January 10, 2001

State-financed charter school closed




The Associated Press

        CLEVELAND — The city ordered a state-financed charter school to close Tuesday until it fixes building problems, including a fire sprinkler system lacking a water connection.

        The city said the order affecting the Horizon Science Academy, in the former offices of an automobile club, likely would remain in effect for several days while problems are resolved.

        In addition to the unconnected sprinkler system, the office of Mayor Michael White said the school lacked an occupancy certificate and food service license, and the indoor air was dirty with construction dust.

        “We just did not feel that children could learn in what was essentially a construction site,” said Ken Silliman, an executive assistant to the mayor.

        School officials could not be reached for comment.

       



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