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By Clare McGraw
Cheney Free Press 

Superintendent discusses need for new schools

Ferney says enrollment is growing


Last updated 9/14/2023 at 2:04pm

CHENEY - Local business leaders heard from the Cheney School District Superintendent, the mayor, and the Dean of Students at Eastern Washington University in a Community Members Association meeting on September 6.

During the meeting, Cheney School District Superintendent Ben Ferney announced that the community needs at least one more elementary school in Airway Heights and land for another elementary and secondary school.

The district-wide enrollment is 5200 and growing, which makes Cheney Public Schools the 4th largest school district in the region according to Ferney.

He said 150 student...

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