|Looking back to last March and April|
|Above and below: Emails, letters, and testimony about the Holyoke receivership from students, parents, teachers, administrators, residents, and community partners.|
|Prior to taking the vote last April, the Board held a Public Hearing at the War Memorial in Holyoke (standing room only);|
of 63 speakers just a handful expressed support for receivership.
|One of the lighter moments when Board Chair Paul Sagan addressed the standing room audience through an activist-supplied bullhorn (while glitches with the on-site PA system were being worked on).|