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Schenectady parents fight to keep K-8 school model

Board plans to convert to traditional K-5, 6-8 facilities

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A handful of parents who once had the kindergarten-through-eighth-grade school model “shoved down their throats” are now defending it vehemently as the Schenectady school board tries to end it. The board decided two weeks ago to go back to a K-5 model, with traditional middle schools for grades six to eight. Judt weeks ago, the board was still trying to find ways to make every elementary school a K-8 building. But they were told that ...

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July 4, 2013
7:41 a.m.

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Stop worrying about equality nonsense and raise educational opportunities. Every school must be a neighborhood K-8 and Mt Pleasant returned to a High School. The overcrowding at SHS is horrible. This school board needs to stop double talking and think about the overtaxed residents.

July 4, 2013
8:10 a.m.

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Isn't it strange how people who have never stood in the front of a classroom think they know all the answers?

July 4, 2013
9:55 a.m.

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... and who on earth is Kathy Knapp anyway?