A Franklin circuit judge has denied the request of a local nonprofit group to issue an injunction against the Clark County Board of Education for its implementation of a district facilities plan.
Judge Thomas Wingate issued an order Wednesday denying the motion of Clark County Citizens for Quality Education, calling the school board's failure to meet state requirements in its planning process "minor infractions" and stating that the plaintiff failed to show how the plan would harm students.
School officials and members of the nonprofit were notified of the decision Thursday.
"We're not surprised," said Shelly Haggard, member of Clark County Citizens for Quality Education. "It's unfortunate that you go to a court system to try to enforce the law, and they don't, but none of us were surprised."
Members of Clark County Citizens for a Quality Education oppose a district facilities plan approved by the Board of Education last May. The plan calls for construction of a new high school, the merging of Clark and Conkwright Middle schools, and consolidation of the county's elementary schools.