Despite a plethora of statistics, nothing could keep down the emotion and energy Tuesday night in a wide-ranging discussion about the April 2 school bond issue.
About 125 local residents battled torrential rains to attend the forum, A Conversation on our Schools and Their Future, at the Bowlus Fine Arts Center and sponsored by The Iola Register.
Even more significant were the more than 1,500 views of the event that was live-streamed on Facebook.
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