Elementary School in South Salem to close

School officials say the decision to close was based on declining enrollment and increasing costs. (1/24/14)

The Lewisboro Elementary School in South Salem will close at the end of the school year.

In a 5 to 2 vote last night, the Katonah-Lewisboro Board of Education made the decision.

Many parents spoke out against the plan, raising concerns about bigger class sizes and the overall negative impact on the community.

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School officials say the decision was based on a study that showed declining enrollment and increasing costs.

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