Highland Park Program Cuts
March 1, 2023 10:20AM CST
Highland Park Schools is proposing cutting several programs from its curriculum.
Theater, Speech, and Debate programs are on the chopping block, and Schools Superintendent
Jimmy Hannon says due to a decrease in enrollment in the school district, the school boar has been assessing programs and for budget purposes, some programs had to be decreased and or eliminated.
Some parents spoke in favor of keeping the programs, while some spoke in favor of doing away with them in order to make the school district’s financial ends meet.
A petition has been created online at change.org. and a board meeting is scheduled for March 8th, where alumni can have their voices heard.