DETROIT -

Three Detroit Public Schools will be closed for students on Thursday, Jan. 24th.

School officials say mechanical problems are to blame for the closers.

Schools effected:

  • Emerson Elementary
  • Golightly Education Center
  • Palmer Park Preparatory Academy
  • Westside Academy Alternative Education

All school-based instructional staff members are asked to report to work unless notified by the district.

DPS officials say the buildings have sufficient heat for staff activities.