Homestead-Wakefield School Discussed at Harford School Budget Meeting

Friday, January 18, 2013

Comments from parents of children at the aging Homestead-Wakefield Elementary School in Bel Air were once again at the forefront during the final public input session Wednesday on the Harford school system's proposed 2014 budget.

About 50 people attended the third public input session on the new budget hosted by the board of education at school headquarters in Bel Air.

During the public comment period, Mary Harris, the President of Homestead-Wakefield Elementary School's Parent Teacher Association, spoke once again. At the two previous sessions, Harris had called for increased access to computers for the school's students and improvements to stem the worsening condition of the school's physical plant. On Wednesday, Harris chose to thank board of education as well as county officials for listening to her concerns.

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