Roger Turner

WSESD vote: not a way 'to simply go back to the way things were'

I'm writing to clarify some issues in the school board article in the latest Views of Dummerston.

The vote at Town Meeting will not be to dissolve the new unified school district, as written in the headline, and referred to in the story.

Article 14 on the upcoming Town Meeting agenda is a vote on whether to authorize the town to withdraw from the new unified school district. Article 15 then asks if town voters would conditionally approve of the withdrawal of any other town from the district if it votes to leave.

Thus, the vote in each town is not to dissolve the new school district, but to withdraw from the new school district.

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