Green River Star -

Our View: Closure is imminent, but cuts are worse

 

October 18, 2017



The closure of a school impacts an entire community.

It isn’t just the students and staff being moved to another location, nor is it the physical act of closing a building and mothballing it for possible future use.

With the closure of a school, the community loses a place to gather. It loses a gym to dance or practice in. It becomes a loss for everyone involved.

With the school board deliberating on if it will close Jackson Elementary and a final judgement expected to pass in November, there’s time to discuss the value the school brings to Green River. Unfortunately, keeping the school...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018