Read this week’s comprehensive coverage about the latest on the mold situation in ABSS schools, including full reports on two joint meetings (Mon. & Wed.) between school board and county commissioners (and including one with state legislators also present), and the outrage of parents voiced at school board meeting – plus the newspaper’s editorial page opinion on the issue.
Also included, a distinction on what kinds of mold are present; so far, most toxic is at Broadview Middle and Cummings High.
Read other coverage from August 31 edition and from earlier online reporting:
- Parents voice strenuous concerns during school board meeting: https://alamancenews.com/public-speakers-at-school-board-meeting-say-widespread-mold-contamination-result-of-neglect-and-raid-on-covid-stimulus-that-couldve-been-used-for-building-repairs/
- Joint Meeting No. 2 (Wed., Aug. 30) – $5M designated by commissioners; tempers flare between one commissioner and two school board members: https://alamancenews.com/joint-meeting-part-2-commissioners-vote-another-5m-for-mold-cleanup-8-5m-for-week-to-resume-meeting-fri/
- Joint Meeting No. 1 Mon., Aug. 28) ONLINE EXCLUSIVE – $3.5M designated by commissioners for the next three schools (Broadview, Cummings, and Williams): https://alamancenews.com/breaking-mon-afternoon-commissioners-vote-3-5-million-for-mold-remediation-at-three-more-schools/
- School board approves $3.5M contract Monday night (Aug. 28) for new company to handle mold remediation https://alamancenews.com/school-board-approves-3-5m-contract-for-mold-remediation-at-broadview-cummings-williams/
- PLUS Our editorial view: Even in mold crisis, school officials seek to avoid accountability for their actions – and inactions: https://alamancenews.com/its-always-for-the-children-especially-when-its-politically-expedient/
PLUS READ COMPREHENSIVE REPORT FROM AUGUST 24 EDITION, including investigative report on annual health department reports seemingly being ignored – for years: https://alamancenews.com/mold-in-abss-schools-an-alamance-news-comprehensive-report/
And check back for an online report on outcome of the 3rd scheduled joint meeting to be held on Friday, Sept. 1.
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