So if I want to know anything I have to pay for it? This is information they should have at their fingertips!
Schools in the core neighborhoods are facing closings and the community does not want them closed. The signs that line the streets in Cedar Rapids on both sides of the river speak in volumes. People do not want their neighborhood schools closed.
I do agree that Monroe needs to be closed. While I am not against open enrollment I am not in favor of shipping only kindergarteners to this school when there is several high crime apartment buildings across the street. Many of these children could attend these schools that face closings. I wanted my oldest children to go to Harrison Elementary when we lived on the NE side of town fifteen years ago. I was able to enroll my children in Kindergarten at Harrison and I got them to school every day at my expense—not the expense of the taxpayers.
Now, this building going up across the street from…
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