What Would You Do if Your Child's School Closed for Good?

Filed under: Education: Big Kids, Education: Tweens, Education: Teens

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Education is under fire in many states. Credit: Peter Prengaman, AP

Imagine you send your child to the public school in your neighborhood. You're happy. They're happy. Even if everyone isn't in a state of constant bliss, at least you know where your children are going every day.

Now imagine that the school your child is attending is closed. Not for a snow day. For good.

This might happen in Pennsylvania, where "the Mifflinburg Area School District is considering closing one of its elementary schools," according to WNEP.com.

With budgets being slashed across the nation, even education is on the chopping block. Yesterday we asked about states cutting teachers. But what if they start to close schools as well? This isn't a trend yet, but times are tough.

What would you do if your child's school closed for good?

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