Bronx Science closes several bathrooms inside school due to vaping

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A prestigious high school in the Bronx is closing six of its bathrooms due to vaping issues.

The Department of Education has confirmed that six bathrooms at Bronx Science High School will be closed for the time being as the school tries to address the matter of students vaping.

The school is also working with its borough safety director and counselors on the matter.

A spokesperson for the Department of Education issued a statement saying, “The health and well-being of students is our top priority, and Bronx Science will temporarily close a small number of bathrooms to address this matter."

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