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New poll: Are you surprised by the plans to expand Belinder Elementary?

We’ve had a few people write in with questions about why the district is looking into expanding Belinder Elementary at the same time it’s hoping to cut costs by combining

We’ve had a few people write in with questions about why the district is looking into expanding Belinder Elementary at the same time it’s hoping to cut costs by combining the area’s two middle schools. UPDATED: (We should clarify that the money to pay for the school improvements would come from capital funds raised by the district with a bond issue, and not from the general funds that are strained right now).

“If they need to save money, couldn’t they change the elementary school boundaries to move some of the Belinder kids to the Prairie or Corinth areas?” wrote one parent.

What do you think? Vote in our poll to share your thoughts:

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