Cutting on ETSB merger: you don’t know what you’ve got ’till it’s gone

By Gordon Lambie, The Record

Townshippers’ Association President Gerald Cutting is concerned that the provincial government may be so focused on cutting and merging school boards in the name of saving money that they are missing what matters most about the institutions.

Speaking with The Record late last week, the Townshippers’ president said that he has serious concerns that the proposed merger of the Eastern Townships School Board with the Riverside and New Frontiers boards runs the risk of seriously degrading the quality of English public education in the region and compromising the strength of the only remaining English institution the community has.

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