The , which was shut down by school officials this summer, could have new life as a kindergarten through eighth grade school.
Today Boston Public Schools Superintendent Carol Johnson announced a plan that would, amid other changes, move Mission Hill School from the building it shares with New Mission High School. Kindergarten would be added to the school.
The School Committee meets tonight to hear more about the plan, which Johnson claims will "expand access to excellence by offering approximately 700 more seats in some of our highest-performing schools."
According to the Boston Globe, the old Agassiz would also house a new high school, the Margarita Muñiz Academy. Classes would be taught in Spanish and English, as is done at the Hernandez School in Egleston Square.
Check back with JP Patch later for more on this developing story.