A proposed saving of only about 1 percent of the school district's budget was not worth destroying a healthy neighborhood school setup, supporters of the India-Kaw Valley School told the school board. There even were challenges that the district could not legally close the schools, such as Grant. Critics said the decision should be made by voters rather than by the board, which said it could save more than $400,000 by closing several low-enrollment schools.
Old Home Town - 25 years ago
February 14, 2007