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City Commissioner Calls For Community Support For A Community School

Joe Rondone, Tallahassee Democrat

Tallahassee City Commissioner Gil Ziffer is moving forward with plans for a community school. The program would house social services and healthcare to better support students and area residents. Ziffer says the next step is involving the community in the planning process.

“The next part of this is going out into the community and sitting down and maybe even going door to door, with the people that have kids that would go to potentially this school or just folks that live in the neighborhood and ask them what do they want? What would they like to see there?” he said.

The proposed school would serve children from infancy through 3rd grade, and may find a home at the Old Wesson  School on South Meridian Road. The steering committee’s next meeting will be held November 9th.