June 9, 2013 12:00 AM

Wise decision to halt the march to school mergers and closings

Steve Smith, Bibb County’s interim superintendent, suggested a wise course of action in taking school mergers and closings off the table -- for now. His suggestion was approved by the board of education 6-1 on Thursday. Smith was right to say the train to close and merge schools was moving too fast and that more study is needed to do it right.

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