Updated Schedule: Carnell, McClure Schools

PHILADELPHIA — The School District of Philadelphia has announced updated plans regarding Alexander McClure and Laura H. Carnell Elementary Schools.

Laura H. Carnell Elementary School will remain closed Monday, Jan. 6. All staff should report to the Little School House.

Alexander McClure Elementary School will remain closed Monday, Jan 6 through Friday, Jan. 10. The school will reopen Monday, Jan. 13. Staff should report to Roberto Clemente Middle School at 122 West Erie Avenue during this time.

Before winter break, damage to asbestos-containing pipe insulation was found at both schools.

Abatement work will be completed, and air testing and cleaning in the building will also be conducted before students and staff re-occupy the building. Results of the air quality tests will be available on the District’s website at www.philasd.org/capitalprograms/healthy-schools/.

Families, media and the public are urged to monitor the District website at www.philasd.org for updated information.