Somber ASD townhall for possible closure of Abbott Loop Elementary
Updated: Nov. 21, 2022 at 10:00 PM AKST
“We appreciate that schools are the heart and soul of the community for the staff, for the parents, for the kids, the relationships that have been built,” Anchorage School District Chief Financial Officer Jim Anderson said. “So when we talk about numbers whether it’s dollars or numbers of students we’re not making light of the amazing thing that happen here at Abbott Loop every day.”
Congress has until the first of October to pass a government funding package before the United States Government shuts down. Our Washington Correspondent Brendan Cullerton has the latest on the turmoil that's happening on capitol hill.
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