POLL: Are middle schools good for kids?

Better than high school, or not?

On Tuesday, Dec. 10 the Langley school board could vote on whether to turn D.W. Poppy Secondary into a middle school, sending kids to Aldergrove Community Secondary for Grades 9 to 12.

This proposal has caused some controversy with parents.

Regardless of the decision, middle schools have spread through most of Langley in recent years. Do you think they’re good for education and socialization of children?


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