April vote possible on new school

After an extensive conversation about the benefits of academy learning, Jefferson City school leaders on Monday indicated they may be getting closer to asking voters to consider a major bond issue in April.

In recent months, school board members and administrators have been working to negotiate the sale of the current high school building, 609 Union St., to two nearby colleges. In recent weeks, board members have met in closed session twice, although they have not yet reported any action.

“We’re still working with Lincoln University and Linn State Technical College and hope to have something to share sometime soon,” Superintendent Brian Mitchell reported.

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