Walker county schools in danger of closing
PARRISH - AL —
The future of some Walker County schools is unknown. Three schools could be on the county's chopping block.
The schools that are in danger are Parrish high school, T.S. Boyd high school and Sipsey elementary school. Walker County Superintendent, Doctor Jason Adkins says cites a decline in student enrollment and a decrease in state funding along with other issues.
Parents and students got together to come up with ideas to save the schools. They plan to bring those issues up at the next board of education meeting.
Mayor Cedrick Ramsey says he doesn't want the schools to close. "It's been talked about by to many people. I've heard it from some officials so it's a situation that they're going to address," says Ramsey.
The next Walker County Board of Education meeting is scheduled April 3rd.