|Education Task Force Panel Answers Questions at NBCC Forum|
|By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff|
01:28AM / Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Panelists Jake Eberwein, left, Paul Butler, Douglas McNally, Robert Putnam and Tony Mazzucco, all members of the task force.
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The vision of the Berkshire County Education Task Force is a single, countywide school district that would create sustainable educational opportunities and academic support to a dwindling student population. The controversial recommendation, made in July after two years of study and modeling, hasn't been an easy sell in the small towns fearing that consolidation means school closings and loss of local control. But task force members are hoping that officials, parents and community members will see the benefits of at least
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