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EDITORIAL: What school votes signal about the future

Vale put down its marker for faith in the future by approving a new middle school last week.

That vote for the $8 million bond measure is about more than replacing an aging building. Voters wouldn’t have taxed themselves for the next 20 years if they didn’t have faith in local kids, school officials and their community. That’s an electoral thumbs up when across the nation the populace seemed to be demanding change in government.

Now Vale joins Adrian and Nyssa in the work of carefully spending what the taxpayers are handing over.

In all three school districts, leaders wisely sought deep community involvement. The bond measures passed last week and last May were shaped by citizen voices. As all three districts move ahead – and Adrian and Nyssa are . . .