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Diskin Elementary School Principal Elizabeth Smith (left) speaks with the media about the logistics of temporarily transferring 700 students to nearby Decker Elementary School on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, as Decker Principal Karen Johnson looks on. The air-conditioning system at the 39-year-old Diskin school, which was last renovated 13 years ago, failed on Tuesday, prompting school officials to temporarily close the school.

Paul Takahashi

Diskin Elementary School Principal Elizabeth Smith (left) speaks with the media about the logistics of temporarily transferring 700 students to nearby Decker Elementary School on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, as Decker Principal Karen Johnson looks on. The air-conditioning system at the 39-year-old Diskin school, which was last renovated 13 years ago, failed on Tuesday, prompting school officials to temporarily close the school.