This "Closing a School Best Practices Guide" (CASBPG) will hopefully make the process easier.
The CASBPG is divided into five chapters: Gather the facts.
It is one of fourteen school districts in Washington County, Pennsylvania.
It encompasses approximately 55 square miles (140 km) serving the Boroughs of Beallsville, Centerville, Deemston and Marianna and East Bethlehem Township and West Bethlehem Township. According to 2000 federal census data, it serves a resident population of 9,292.
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It affects relationships, routines, and cherished territorialities.In short, it alters not only district operations but also lives.A decision not to close a school, however, amidst circumstances of declining enrollment and economic necessity, can be imprudent.And while the immediate effects of closing a school may be painful, the long-term effects can be beneficial to everyone.Indeed, the process of closing a school is difficult, but if done correctly, it becomes less difficult.State and national education agencies do not report some or all of this data for private schools like this one, so we are unable to provide a rating.