"Dore & Whittier is someone who knows the district well." — Rose Ellis
"Yay!" — School Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Greene
"It was pretty clear that that would be the preferred option at this point." — Carl Franceschi
"I'd be mad if you were going to subject my kid to a test just to be a guinea pig." — Chris Dodig
"We just have to make the best decision we can with the information we have. — Carolyn Greene
"If we don't jump at it, it goes away." &mash; Ron Turbin
"Those students are not 'choice.' They're an obligation. We call them choice because that's the funding stream." — David Langston
"In 2012, MSBA decided to change its procedure and settle the enrollment first. Now is the time to settle the enrollment." — Carolyn Greene
"You have to essentially be willing to say, yes, we could be a two-member town only." — Carolyn Greene
"The idea that not proceeding with the feasibility study is a zero-cost option is a fantasy." — David Langston
"I think over the coming weeks we really need to revisit what CTE programs we are going to build for." — Jason McCandless
"The issues currently being discussed are not new, and for any one of them to become a deal-breaker at this time would be highly unfortunate." — Carolyn Greene
"You just can't look at this as a day-to-day decision." — Paul Sieloff
"It takes a little work to be prequalified so you think they would have done it." — Margo Jones
The Dalton vote effectively cancels the need for other towns to hold respective special town meetings.
"The bottom line is that we're finding that there's much greater savings than anticipated." — David Backus
The project is estimated to cost the district less than 50 percent of the total cost, thanks to the MSBA grant.
"I think it was an inopportune time for them to choose this course of action." — Dalton Chairman Daniel Boyle
"It's going to be some hard work, but it's certainly going to be worthwhile." — Mayor Daniel Bianchi
"They want to know the towns support the school incurring the debt."
— Chairwoman Carolyn Greene
"They want to have a vibrant community discussion." — Mayor Daniel Bianchi
"I will advocate very strongly in the need to provide a preschool for 3- and 4-year-olds in the town of Clarksburg ... . — Jonathan Lev
"We really did go through them with a fine tooth comb. We came out with three finalists." — Superintendent Jason McCandless