Post Gazette, Trib: Parent’s Opposition to Peebles Closure

Posted: September 20, 2012 in Press Coverage
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North Allegheny parents blast idea of closing Peebles Elementary

September 20, 2012 5:38 am

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By Sandy Trozzo, Post Gazette

Cost-cutting moves made or being considered by North Allegheny School District continue to draw fire from parents.

Parents of students at Peebles Elementary School asked board members to keep the school open during the board’s Sept. 12 work session. Other parents decried higher class sizes in elementary schools.

Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/local/neighborhoods-north/north-allegheny-parents-blast-idea-of-closing-peebles-elementary-654205/#ixzz270jaTGEt

North Allegheny parents lobby to keep Peebles school open

By Bobby Kerlik Published: Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 8:55 p.m.

More than 80 North Allegheny elementary school parents showed up at a school board meeting last week to show their opposition to a recommendation to close Peebles Elementary School in McCandless, one of seven grade schools in the district.Several parents spoke to board members Sept. 12 and said closing the school would have a negative impact on property values and drive up class sizes in other schools.
Read more: http://triblive.com/neighborhoods/yournorthhills/yournorthhillsmore/2599004-87/board-parents-peebles-schools-close-elementary-mccandless-members-open-class#ixzz270pRY4ew
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