Decisions have consequences. As such, the decision two weeks ago by the Jackson County Board of Education to not consolidate Benton Elementary School with two other nearby schools could have a far reaching impact on children in Jackson County.
The system still has to find a way to cut expenses. That could mean more furlough days for teachers or cuts to programs. In addition, the move could delay the construction of a new high school on the West side of the county.
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