Boone County looks to close one-third of its elementary schools
By Jeff Jenkins, MetroNews
MADISON, W.Va. — Three small elementary schools in Boone County will be the subject of separate school closing hearings this month.
Plans are to close Wharton, Nellis and Jeffrey-Spencer schools because of an eroding tax base and reduced enrollment, Boone County School Superintendent John Hudson said.
Most of the financial problems are connected to the...