After years of discussion a major change could come to fruition in the Southwestern Community School District in the near future. District Superintendent Brad Skertich tells the Big Z district officials began discussing a transition to attendance centers three and a half years ago amid concerns about declining enrollment and general state aid payments. Last week, Skertich presented three options to the Southwestern School Board, with two of them including a shift to attendance centers.
He says the transition would be a big change for the district.
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The board tabled a vote on the issue and is seeking additional input from parents in the district according to Skertich. The board will reconvene in a couple weeks to review the options and a final decision is expected to be made sometime in February.