Possible projects narrowed down for Marion County schools
Among the possible ideas a proposed Marion County tax would fund, School Board Vice Chair Ron Crawford says an alternative school is at the top of the list.
Marion County residents will vote on a property tax increase this fall, and Crawford says the board hopes to decide on the funding allocation by the end of this month.
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