It was a long, tense night at the Jeffco School Board meeting Thursday night. The Jeffco School Board were considering a list of budget-saving recommendations including the closure of two SD19 schools, Peck and Swanson Elementary.
I attended the meeting and testified during public comment, urging the board to keep both Peck and Swanson open. You can see a copy of my comments
. Also, you can view the entire meeting, including my testimony that begins at 1:29:44, by clicking
over 3 hours of public comment, the board voted to close one school, Pleasantview Elementary, and took the other four closures (Peck, Stober, Swanson, and Pennington Elementary Schools) off the table for this budget year.
There was a packed house at the Jeffco School Board meeting Thursday night