When Boston Public Schools officials announced the BuildBPS process in 2015, then-Superintendent Tommy Chang and Mayor Martin Walsh promised the plan would pave the way for the creation of “21st-century classrooms” in the district.

Three years later, as the first three school closures were announced last week, BPS officials told students, teachers and staff from the McCormack Middle School they would be losing more than half a century, as the district closes their 1967 Dorchester building and re-assigns its students to the 1901 Excel High School in South Boston.

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