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1974: Eldridge parents object to Donahue busing plan

Compiled by Erin M. Gentz
Posted 5/29/24

May 29, 1974: Approximately 50 Eldridge parents showed up to the school board meeting to ask that their first graders not be bused to Donahue in the fall. The board had decided two sections of first grade would be held in an old bank building in Donahue, and the parents said this would put their children at a disadvantage.

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