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After the Rico School closes in June, the Telluride schools will accept its students, according to Dolores County Schools Superintendent Bruce Hankins.

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The Rico School will shut its doors for good at the end of this school year, but Rico Town Manager Kari Distefano is hoping it will make a comeback. 

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The tiny Rico School will permanently close its doors at the end of the 2017-2018 school year.

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Rico residents will soon have the option to ride a shuttle to and from Telluride.

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The future of the Rico School may be in jeopardy. To discuss details, KSJD's Austin Cope spoke with Dolores County RE-2J School District superintendent Bruce Hankins.