District to close Stephensen
(Local News ~ 05/22/02)
Stephensen Middle School on base will be closed next year, the Mountain Home school board has decided, a result of declining enrollments on base and the budget crunch caused by the cuts in state funding. The decision will mean major changes at Hacker Middle School in town, where many of the students will be bused. In the past five years enrollment in the base schools has dropped from 1,074 students to 836 students, a 22 percent decline...
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