District schedules public forums about closings

Public forums on school closing proposals
Posted on 12/05/2011

Waco ISD will hold five public forums in January to gather input about plans to close and consolidate schools as a cost savings measure. The district, which lost $5.5 million in state revenue this year, is expected to lose an additional $3.4 million in 2012.


The forum schedule is as follows:

Thursday, January 5, 6:30 p.m., Waco High School Performing Arts Center

Monday, January 9, 6:30 p.m., University High School Performing Arts Center

Tuesday, January 10, 6:30 p.m., Cesar Chavez Middle School (Spanish program)

Wednesday, January 11, 6:30 p.m., A.J. Moore Academy Lecture Hall

Thursday, January 12, 6:30 p.m., G.W. Carver Academy Cafeteria


The forums will be facilitated by the Waco Chapter of League of Women Voters.