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Superintendent calls for optimism, cooperation

Jan 22, 2013 8:18 am
Kyle Adams writes in The Daily Mail Cairo-Durham Superintendent Mary Fassett is urging optimism and cooperation as the district moves toward implementation of an elementary reconfiguration plan. Fassett recently told the Board of Education she believes the plan will benefit the children, the teachers and the community. The reconfiguration will happen, she said, and the community and district have to get together and make it work. The so-called Princeton plan calls for placing Kindergarten through second grade in one school, and grades three through five in another. The plan is expected to save the district money, while keeping Durham Elementary School open. The board last week moved to create a committee of community members to help with decision making. “We’re trying to do something about really shoring up communication within our school and learning community so that all opinions and interests are heard,” Fassett said. Read the full story in The Daily Mail.