Map showing proposed closings
and mergers for Boston schools

The US Department of Education is investigating a complaint that the Boston school system’s controversial plan to close or merge 18 schools to save money discriminates against black and Latino students and their parents.

The Boston School Committee voted Dec. 15 to shutter or merge the schools, identified on the map below, as part of an effort to plug a potential $63 million shortfall for the next school year. Click the pinpoints to learn more about the plan for each school.

View Boston schools slated for closure or merger in a larger map