... life or death?
In this issue of the Melrose Mirror, we have printed two letters, pro and con, on the recent decision of the School Committee to bring to an end the seventy-five year life of the Ripley School as a neighborhood center of primary education. The Silverstringers invite our readers to offer their opinions to the Melrose Mirror email@example.com.
Headlines of newspaper articles which prompted this invitation:
"Melrose vote closes elementary school" (Ripley) "Potential budget cuts include teacher layoffs" - boston Globe 4/14/02
"Melrose closes grammar school" (Ripley) - Boston Globe 4/14/02
"Override timing vital to budget. Must pass before June 30 for fiscal 2003" - Melrose Free Press 4/11/02
"School Committee converts Ripley to early ed center" - Melrose Free Press 4/11/02
"Playing Musical schools in Melrose" (Roosevelt) - Melrose Free Press 4/11/02
"Save programs; raise fees; raise money" - Melrose Free Press 411/02
"Dunne (Mayor) may have votes to block budget" - Melrose Free Press 4/25/02
"Roosevelt remains an elementary school" - Melrose Free Press 4/25/02
May 3, 2002