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Gatewood Elementary School to remain open

Local - 12/19/2013 1:52 PM by Courtney Rosemond
FAYETTEVILLE - Fayette County Superintendent of Schools Keith Butcher, has announced that Gatewood Elementary will remain open at the present time.

A new release from the Fayette County Board of Educations says, Fayette County Schools held hearing for the closure of Gatewood Elementary and the affected schools of Fayetteville Elementary and Fayetteville High on December 12th, 2013.

Upon considering of the speaker's comments, information submitted and the district's financial status, Butcher has recommended to the State Superintendent of schools that Gatewood no close effective June 30th, 2014. Approval has been granted, meaning that Gatewood will remain open for the 2014-2015 school year.

Beginning January 2014, Fayette County Schools will revisit it's 10-year Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan During this time, the superintendent intends to review the CEFP and to prioritize the order in which projects occur.

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