Close to 80,000 eighth graders in the city will have to wait a little longer to see where they can go to school next fall.
A lawsuit against the Department of Education to block the closing of 19 high schools has forced a delay for students finding out which high school's they've been accepted to.
The NAACP cites the new mayoral control law's requirement that the agency explain the impact of school closings on the local communities.
Middle-school principals were informed earlier in the week that they couldn't pick up the decision letters on Tuesday. The deadline passed Wednesday without any update on when the students can receive their letters.