Katonah-Lewisboro Parents Petition To Keep Elementary School Open

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More than 1,000 Katonah-Lewisboro parents are petitioning against the closure of Lewisboro Elementary School. Photo Credit: File

LEWISBORO, N.Y. -- UPDATED 6:15 P.M. More than 1,000 Katonah-Lewisboro parents have signed and submitted a petition to the district aiming to stop the planned closure of Lewisboro Elementary School, according to LoHud.com.

Another smaller group of parents have also filed a request with the state to keep the school open

The petitioners claim that the financial report and demographic study that led to the district's decision was flawed, according to the article.

The Board of Education voted to close the school on Jan. 23. Superintendent Paul Kreutzer resigned from his position less than a week after the vote.

The petitioners reportedly maintain the school district is not under financial distress, despite the board's claims otherwise.

Click here to read the full LoHud.com report.

This article has been updated to clarify information about the subject.

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