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Low Enrollment Spells End for STEM High School

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The first science-focused high school on Long Island, N.Y., is slated to close in June because of a $1 million budget gap and low enrollment.

The Doshi STEM Institute, which focuses on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, opened in 2013.

Its closing will affect 46 students in grades 9-11, one-quarter less than what was needed to keep the school going. The projected enrollment for the 2016-17 academic year was only 50 students.

Vol. 35, Issue 30, Page 5

Published in Print: May 11, 2016, as Low Enrollment Spells End for STEM High School
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