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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
Migration, Jobs Could Slow County Population Drop
"Imagine everything north of Pittsfield gone and imagine Pittsfield, Dalton and Lanesborough gone." — Mark Maloy

Mount Greylock Submits Higher Enrollment Number to MSBA
"We just have to make the best decision we can with the information we have. — Carolyn Greene

Mount Greylock Building Committee: Small Window of Opportunity
"If we don't jump at it, it goes away." &mash; Ron Turbin

Mount Greylock's Enrollment Projection Debated in Subcommittee
"Those students are not 'choice.' They're an obligation. We call them choice because that's the funding stream." — David Langston

Mount Greylock Enrollment Question Still at Issue
"In 2012, MSBA decided to change its procedure and settle the enrollment first. Now is the time to settle the enrollment." — Carolyn Greene

Mount Greylock Committee Rejects Enrollment Recommendation
"You have to essentially be willing to say, yes, we could be a two-member town only." — Carolyn Greene   1 Comment

Williamstown Elementary Sees Enrollment Bump
"After the first day of registration when we had 18 walk-ins, we were really surprised." — Principal Joelle Brookner

Mount Greylock Building Committee: Keep Choice, Tuition Students
"The idea that not proceeding with the feasibility study is a zero-cost option is a fantasy." — David Langston

Article Asks Hancock Voters To Pull Out of Mount Greylock
"The cost of education has skyrocketed. Mount Greylock is pushing $16,000. McCann is $19,400. That's MCLA money." — Sherman Derby

Choice, Tuition Students at Issue at Mount Greylock Enrollment Forum
"We are subsidizing other community's children." — Lanesborough resident Ray Jone

Mount Greylock Officials React to Lanesborough Meeting
"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

Lanesborough Examining High School Options
"You just can't look at this as a day-to-day decision." — Paul Sieloff   1 Comment

Williamstown Selectmen Updated on Mount Greylock Enrollment Numbers
"Historically, because we have a large building and a declining population, we fill with school choice." — Carolyn Greene

Mount Greylock Sends Feasibility Study Request to Towns
"The bottom line is that we're finding that there's much greater savings than anticipated." — David Backus

Dalton Select Board Mulls Declining Student Population
"Some form of reorganization of the education systems in the county is essential." — William Cameron

BArT Adds Pittsfield to Charter, Raises Enrollment Cap
"We want to be able to smooth out the enrollment." — Julia Bowen

Adams-Cheshire Schools Taking Close Look At Enrollment
"This is something I am really passionate about and want to wrap my head around." — Kristin Gordon

Williamstown School Gets Bump in Enrollment
"We'd really like to find ways to expand opportunities for students to find ways to be leaders." — Principal Joelle Brookner

Mount Greylock Committee Demands Smaller Class Sizes
"When we were given the October report, when it was too late to do anything about it, we saw some outrageously large class sizes." — David Langston

Enrollment Drop Closes Little Red Schoolhouse
"We maintain high hopes that we will reopen the following year once we have a better feel for the market because Little Red has so much to offer." — Lori Kapiloff

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