Citizens get irate at school consolidation meeting

The Post and Courier on the school district's first hearing about school closure and "redesign" where some 200 attended a meeting at Lincoln High School:
The opposition started with murmurs of dissent and individual shouts of disagreement, and [consultant Sure Robertson] attempted multiple times to proceed with the schedule. But the crowd wouldn't be pacified, and the tension escalated until the room erupted in frustration and anger.

Read more stories on this subject in our school consolidation topic page.It sounds like folks were understandably concerned and upset about what could happen to their schools, and the Charleston County School District botched their attempt at reassuring the public this is good for them.

Go read the story to get the full picture of the outrage. There are several more meetings over the next week.

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