Iolan: Don’t settle for ‘good enough’ schools

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October 30, 2018 - 10:56 AM

Joe Hess speaks at a community forum Monday night to discuss whether to propose building a new elementary school for USD 257. REGISTER/SUSAN LYNN

Another good-sized crowd attended Monday night’s meeting to discuss new schools for local students. With terrible acoustics, a weather-beaten gymnasium and a rattling ventilation system, perhaps Lincoln Elementary was the perfect venue to illustrate the condition of the town’s elementary schools.

Despite the impressive presentations by architects and engineers and school administrators as to the advantages of new schools, it was the comments of two citizens that stole the show.

 

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