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In the News: School consolidation hearings continue; new schools gear up
The public hearing concerning the consolidation of Bowen High School from four small school into one comprehensive campus was held Wednesday night. A teacher from Global Visions Academy spoke out, saying, "test scores alone don't measure the success of a school or of the students because we do so much more."