Schools committee recommends that Field turn into early childhood center

Friday, October 30, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CDT; updated 12:56 p.m. CDT, Friday, October 30, 2009

COLUMBIA — The Long-Range Facilities Planning Committee for Columbia Public Schools recommended on Thursday that Field Elementary School be turned into an early childhood education center and that a  property being purchased at 4600 Bethel St. be used for special needs students.