Central-Linc ‘school bus’ takes new tack

‘IT’S NOT JUST ABOUT YOUR SCHOOL’ | PARENTS, KIDS RALLY FOR DISTRICT AS A WHOLE

Two dozen parents and children used their morning walk to Central-Linc Elementary Tuesday to say they think Helenans should consider all students, not just their neighborhood school, before opposing the consolidation of district elementary schools.

Responding to the “Save Our Neighborhood Schools” rallies that have been held recently at three other schools, the demonstrators held signs with messages such as “It’s not just about your school” and “Don’t support the few at the expense of all.”

“I think too many people are focusing on protecting their school, when in fact what we need to be doing is thinking about all the children’s welfare in the entire district,” said parent Kyle Strode.

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