Berkshire County Education Task Force to suggest radical reorganization
From the article:
After two years studying the struggles of local schools, the Berkshire County Education Task Force is poised to recommend that all county schools fold into one countywide district over the next 10 years, a sweeping move that could save the county as much as $34 million each year.
Yet the informal discussion and straw poll results of Saturday's meeting came with the strong message that creating a single district of what is now 15,000 students is an ultimate aspiration - that an intricate road map with various strategies for such a monumental task will be in the works for some time.
The Institute's Applied Research & Program Evaluation group delivered the results of its analysis of the Berkshire County school district's declining enrollment and the wider impact on Berkshire County in December 2016. Read the Berkshire Eagle's coverage of the report results.
July 18, 2017