Bedford school district plans on closing another school
Thu, 07 Mar 2013 04:49:22 GMT —
Bedford School District is considering closing another school, just two years after shuttering Smith Road Elementary.
Road Elementary is on the chopping block.
town hall meeting was held
Wednesday night at Bedford High School to address parents and students concerns.
Bedford School District is currently $1.2 million in the red.
ver 300 students currently attend temperance road elementary school.
arents and students aren't thrilled with the news
, "first off, I was really disappointed because this is going to be the third school he's going to go to because the other one closed beforehand as well," explains Jill Koenemann.
chool leaders say the reason for the proposed closure is because of reduced funding from
Michigan and a drop in school enrollment.
Jon White said class size would not exceed 30 students. However, he said after the town hall meeting staff will be laid off, but couldn't say exactly how many.