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Letter: Delay Only Adds to the Cost

To the Editor:

I know that education is important to all, but what I would like to know is why does the School Board wait so long before proposing to upgrade something?

That only makes the work more expensive and creates more of a burden for taxpayers. For example, when installing sprinkler systems became a requirement for schools, why wasn’t it done for the safety of children?

Also you never hear about schools receiving lottery money. Who gets it? If our school needs so much updating, why can’t we get some of that money to help our school?

I think the School Board should do these things in smaller amounts and not wait so long.

Robert Richardson

Enfield

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