The Political Agitator’s response: I totally agree!
The potential division of the Nash-Rocky Mount Publlic Schools system is an issue of great concern to me and Cummins Inc. Dividing the school district would have a tremendously negative impact on our entire community.
As the second-largest employer in the area, Cummins has a vested interest in ensuring the area maintains a strong educational system. In fact, we work around the world to create educational opportunities as we believe quality education is critical for healthy communities.
Cummins supported the consolidation of the Rocky Mount City Schools and Nash County Schools into the Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools system in 1992, and we continue to support the positive gains that have been made under the consolidated school system, which we believe is in the best interest of the community as a whole. (Source: Read more)