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We Co. to shut down WeGrow school after this year

WeFlunked. WeGrow — the pricey Manhattan school operated by WeWork that offers meditation sessions, Danish furniture designs and weekly trips to a farm in Westchester — is shuttering at the end of the school year. WeWork parent We Co. — whose executives are slashing costs after a failed attempt to take the company public that has left it in a cash crunch — said in a statement it will continue to operate WeGrow through the 2019-2020 school year. The swanky day care and elementary school, which charges up to $42,000 a year, offers daily Beatles singalongs for parents and children, Hebrew and Mandarin language courses and robotics and engineering classes. Located on a posh block in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood around the c ...