Bill would give control of school facilities to county commissioners
By Steve Herring
Published in News on March 19, 2013 1:46 PM
Eastern Wayne Middle School, above, recently underwent extensive renovations and additions. Under a bill filed in the Legislature, county commissioners would assume responsibility for all school facilities. But the state School Boards Association and the Wayne County Board of Education are not sure that it's a good idea.
A state Senate bill that would allow county commissioners statewide the option to seize control of all school facilities was barely mentioned during a Friday meeting between the Wayne County Board of Education and Board of Commissioners. The two-hour...
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