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Morehouse Parish School Board will present a 3rd plan to keep schools open

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MOREHOUSE PARISH, La (KNOE 8 News)- Morehouse Parish Superintendent George Noflin has come up with a plan to keep 2 schools open.

He initially planned to close in his March 11th presentation to the school board.

 

In his new plan he is proposing to keep both Cherry Ridge and H.V. Adams open but it will result in more lost jobs.

In his initial plan he felt sacrificing two  schools was the best way to help the school system dig itself out of a 4.2 million dollar deficit.In a second plan school employees like Pam Walker got together to show the superintendent that there were other options. They felt closing schools would hurt neighborhoods.
  
With enrollment in the district expected to increase next year the system will add another 1.4 million dollars to its deficit.

Noflin believes closing schools will be a yearly topic.

The board could possibly vote on a plan next month.

 

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