Information from WYSH Radio
The Roane County School Board will have a work session at 6:30 p.m. today (Thursday, April 6) to revisit an earlier decisionÂ to begin the process of consolidating the five high schools in Roane County into one larger school.
The work session will beÂ in the auditorium of Roane County High School in Kingston.
The board is meeting at the high school due to what is expected to be a large crowd. The proposal to consolidate the high schools has met with vocal resistance, especially from parents of students attending Midway and Oliver Springs high schools, who say the proposal would seriously affect travel time to and from school, making trips for students there much longer. [Read more…]