Yancey issue draws a crowd
The Daily Progress Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 8 a.m.
Members of the Esmont community and those with current and longtime ties to Yancey Elementary spoke before members of the Albemarle County School Board on Thursday to urge them to keep the school open.
The board asked in April for more information about what options there are to close or keep Yancey open after it was informed the school is in danger of losing $395,000 in federal funding and that student enrollment numbers are down.
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