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School Merger Meeting Is Thursday— Unscientific Survey Says People Are In Favor

Screen shot 2015-01-26 at 3.05.38 PMA joint meeting of the Manchester Board of Mayor and Aldermen and the city school board will take place Thursday, Jan 29 beginning at 5:30pm at city hall. This meeting is to discuss possible cuts in the school system budget and merging with the county school system.
Last week WMSR started an online survey concerning the merger issue. The results are in and 1,147 people participated. Question 1: Are you in favor of Manchester City Schools merging with Coffee County Schools? 763 voters said yes and 380 said no. 4 people did not vote. Question 2: Are you a resident of the City of Manchester? 919 yes and 198 no. 30 people did not vote. Question 3: Do you have a child who attends a Manchester City School? 683 voted no and 435 said yes. 29 did not vote.
The survey was conducted on WMSRradio.com for 6 days and the votes were volunteer. More survey graphs below.
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