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The mask mandate will be discussed at th...

There may soon be an answer as to whether the Waterloo Region District School Board will have a mask mandate after March Break. The Ontario government recently announced that mask mandates will end in most indoor settings starting March 21. While the Waterloo Catholic School Board has decided that students and staff returning from March […]

Byron School Board Reaffirms Support for...

BYRON – The Byron School Board on Monday reaffirmed its support for the addition of Carrie Delaney as the seventh member of the school district’s governing body after discussing some concerns that had been raised about her within the community. . The board initially nominated and approved Delaney out of a pool of eight candidates […]

Punxsutawney Area School Board lawyer re...

PUNXSUTAWNEY — During a discussion regarding proposals the Punxsutawney Area School Board has received for legal services, current attorney David Young resigned from his position on the board on Thursday. Young cited talk among board members about his role as the reason for his immediate resignation. This follows much discussion within the Board regarding a […]

Mount Vernon School District Board 17-3 ...

Mount Vernon School District 17-3 Board of Education Minutes February 14, 2022 The regular meeting of the Mount Vernon School District 17-3 Board of Education was held on Monday, February 14, 2022 at Mount Vernon School at 6:00 p.m. in the hall of the after-school program. Dale Larsch, Chairman of the Board, opened the meeting […]

Greater Victoria School District postpon...

The decision on a controversial land sale proposed by the Greater Victoria School Board (SD 61) will not come for two weeks, after the board and the Victoria Hospice Society agreed more time to finalize the deal with details recently refined. At its Jan. 24 meeting, the school board narrowly approved the first two readings […]

Dickson County Council opposes Curcio co...

School leaders in Dickson County recently voted to oppose charter school legislation co-sponsored by state Rep. Michael Curcio. The board unanimously approved a resolution asking state lawmakers to “do nothing” on the bill that would more easily allow charter schools statewide. the The Williamson County School Board also recently approved the resolution – and Dickson […]

Cherokee Central School continues mask m...

By JONAH LOSSIAH One-feather staff The Cherokee Central Schools Board of Education (CCS) met for nearly six hours on Thursday, Feb. 24, spending two and a half hours behind closed doors. A big topic of discussion in open session was how CCS was going to operate for the remainder of this school year regarding COVID. […]

The Day – Norwich School Board changes c

Norwich – The Board of Education held an emergency meeting on Saturday morning, overruled its Thursday vote and dropped the school mask mandate from Monday after the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new COVID-19 recommendations on Friday. On Friday night, the CDC dropped its recommendation for mask-wearing indoors, including in schools and […]

Youngstown School Board selects Justin J...

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — By a 4-3 vote, the Youngstown School Board chose a new superintendent Tuesday night. Current CEO Justin Jennings will take office on July 1, when the board regains control of the school system from the Academic Distress Commission. He will get a three-year contract. Youngstown area will receive $32.6 million to […]

BA board hears public frustrations | Ne...

BELLWOOD — In a virtual meeting on Tuesday, members of the public civilly expressed their frustrations with the Bellwood-Antis School Board, including one person who apologized for what happened at a previous meeting. District officials moved the meeting to a virtual format following behavior that prompted legal action at the council’s Feb. 1 […]

Lewis County Considering Old Glenfield E...

LOWVILLE — The former Glenfield Elementary School could be sold for the second time in just over a month — this time to the county. After an executive session on Tuesday, the Lewis County Legislature Finance and Rules Committee voted unanimously to hand over the purchase of the Glenfield building at 5960 Main St. to […]

Chico School Board Suspends District Map...

CHICO — After much discussion at Wednesday’s Chico Unified School District board meeting regarding trusteeship area maps, the board voted to defer a map decision until a special meeting in early March. . There has been no public comment regarding the maps. Three cards are currently being considered: the green card, the orange a and […]

Worcester Board of Health votes to lift ...

WORCESTER — The Board of Health voted a second time on Wednesday on whether to lift the citywide mask mandate. With the affirmative vote of a freshly sworn in Gary Rosen, the motion to lift the mask mandate, effective at 11:59 p.m. on February 17, passed 3-2. Last week, voting at regular board meeting went […]

Wisconsin GOP seeks to weaponize critica...

Wisconsin Republicans have been studying Glenn Youngkin’s victory in Virginia last fall to learn how to reclaim Governor Tony Evers’ mansion this fall. Biggest item they pile on? Critical Race Theory. Youngkin won his gubernatorial race — in a state that President Joe Biden has lifted in 2020 by 10 percentage points — in part […]

Sixth Street Bridge concepts to be discu...

ROCHESTER — A discussion of the proposed Sixth Street Bridge over the Zumbro River is scheduled for Monday. “The Sixth Street Bridge is going to be a sticky wicket,” Rochester City Councilman Mark Bransford said Monday when the council opted to delay discussion with less than 30 minutes remaining in its weekly study session. “There […]

Alachua County School Board Member Says ...

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) — With Superintendent Carlee Simon’s contract still pending, Alachua County School Board member Mildred Russell said her policy requires more than just approving the superintendent’s evaluations. The board approved those assessments on Tuesday. Board member Leanetta McNealy thinks the meeting with the contract on the agenda will not stop at just a […]

CMS board says it will consider lifting ...

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board renewed its mask mandate on Tuesday, just hours after the chief health officer said the county’s mandate could be nearing its end. The school board had its monthly masked vote on the consent agenda, to be renewed without discussion along with a dozen other issues. But board members Rhonda Cheek and […]

The agenda: Pender sheriff gives 2021 re...

The Wrightsville Beach Board of Aldermen meets Thursday. (Port City Daily/File) SOUTHEAST NC – It may seem impossible to keep up with local issues while they are still being worked on. Getting involved early in the policy development process can help ensure that community input is heard before it is too late to intervene. You […]

DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD: Did the mem...

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (KDVR) – Members of the Douglas County School Board will convene a special meeting Friday night on the future of Superintendent Corey Wise. The meeting comes just a day after school was canceled because nearly 1,000 teachers called in sick in protest. They believe that four board members, including the chairman of […]

Council Members Honored at La Gravette S...

GRAVETTE — Members of the Gravette School Board were honored at their regular meeting on January 17th. Superintendent Maribel Childress presented certificates to all council members. Board secretary Heather Finley received a plaque recognizing her as a senior board member, meaning she completed 50 hours of school board member development training. January is Arkansas School […]

Glastonbury City Council considers its p...

GLASTONBURY – In the face of demands from some residents that education board members Ray McFall and David Peniston be removed from their posts following the events surrounding the physical confrontation at the December 14 council meeting, the city council has agreed to discuss the possibility of legally removing board members. . After a number […]

Ohio County School Board is keeping a cl...

Photo by Joselyn King – Ohio County Schools Deputy Superintendent Rick Jones briefs school board members on bond construction projects during Monday’s board meeting. Ohio County Board of Education member Molly Aderholt hopes state lawmakers will take a stand and ban mask mandates in West Virginia schools. The West Virginia Legislature […]

Hot Topics at School Board Meeting – The

By Paul Wagemann and David Anderson Disciplinary issues, citizen complaints against a board principal, more on the mascot name issue, COVID recovery, and graduation rates are all scheduled for presentation and discussion at the school board workshop. Monday, January 24 at 5:30 p.m. At the January 10, 2022 Clover Park School Board meeting, Principal David […]

As recall approaches, school board membe...

With mail-in ballots for the Feb. 15 school board recall this week, campaigning on both sides of the effort is heating up. On Wednesday, the school board commissioner Faauuga Moliga encounter Autumn Looijen, one of the recall leaders, to debate the election at Manny’s. The next day, the chairman of the board Gabriela Lopez and […]

Elmbrook candidates share thoughts on bu...

Schools have struggled during the pandemic, with some parents wanting in-person learning and others preferring students to stay virtual. The Elmbrook School District has also encountered a few other burning issues that the three candidates in the Feb. 15 primary election must be prepared to address, including sexually explicit material in the library and a […]

Iowa’s state of education report being d

Iowa State of Education Report Discussed Today Updated: 6:36 PM CST Jan 20, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript TISIA: WE’RE GETTING A FIRST LOOK AT HOW OUR CHILDREN ARE LEARNING IN SCHOOLS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. NEW AT 6 KCCI’S JAMES STRAONTT SHOWS US WHERE CHILDREN HAVE THE MOST DIFFICULTIES. REPORTER: TISIA, ALL CLASS LEVELS […]

Hannibal School Board Votes to Host Earl...

HANNIBAL (WGEM) — The Hannibal School Board voted 4-3 Wednesday night to drop the vote on its early retirement program after voting in December to scrap it this school year. About 90 people showed up for the meeting where three teachers, a substitute and a community member explained how they wanted a reversal of the […]

New Hannover school board won’t change p

The New Hanover County School Board will not make changes to its public comment procedures after community members refused. Board chair Stephanie Kraybill suggested changing the call for the hearing session to a lottery system to give more people a chance to speak. She said several people have told her they struggle to get one […]

WRDSB teacher removed from board meeting...

A Waterloo Region District School Board teacher was kicked out of Monday night’s board meeting after raising her own concerns that some elementary school library resources were unsuitable for young children. Carolyn Burjoski made her statements as a delegation and said she has been teaching English to new Canadians at WRDSB for over 20 years. […]

The beleaguered Prince George School Boa...

A task force tasked with exploring potential changes to the school board’s structure has tentatively recommended removing the four appointed board members. The headquarters of Prince George’s County Public Schools in Upper Marlboro. (Photo: Maryland Matters/Danielle E. Gaines) This content was republished with permission from WTOP’s press partners at Maryland Matters. Register for Free Maryland […]

Prayer Practices, Program Issues Discuss...

ORRVILLE — Members of the Orrville School Board shared their thoughts Thursday on their longstanding practice of praying at the start of their meetings and whether to continue the practice. No formal motion was presented, but some members agreed that they could have a moment of silence at the next meeting instead of having a […]

Westlake School Board Discusses Diversit...

A long-awaited discussion about how the Eanes School District will evaluate its program as part of its diversity, equity and inclusion initiative took place during a morning meeting of the board of trustees on Tuesday. Many parents opposed to the initiative have expressed concern that the program has already changed in the past 18 months, […]

MNPS and host state town hall discuss ed...

NASHVILLE, Tenn (WTVF) – School districts across the country are pushing for more resources and more funding. This includes Metro Nashville Public Schools, which has scheduled a one-time discussion tonight. State education leaders will join MNPS Education Council members for mayor. Parents, educators and the community gathered in the Metro Nashville School Board meeting room […]

Decatur school board begins discussion o...

This story has been updated. Decatur, Georgia – The Decatur school board, at its meeting on January 11, began discussing the search for the next director general. Superintendent Maggie Fehrman was hired to this position in May 2021. Her contract states that the term of employment is July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022. “The […]

MO State Council votes to restore full K...

KANSAS CITY, Missouri – The Missouri State School Board of Education voted on Tuesday to restore full accreditation to the Kansas City, Missouri public school. The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, which withdrew its accreditation from the KCPS on September 20, 2011, recommended that the district receive full accreditation for the first time […]

Fort Dodge School Board Files Mandate on...

The Fort Dodge Community School District Education Council is not taking any action anytime soon to mandate COVID-19 vaccines on staff or to rename the district’s early years center. Both topics were tabled by the board at its Monday night meeting, with little discussion. The first was about reading and adopting OSHA’s Federal Mandatory Employee […]

Killeen School Board Expected to Approve...

Killeen ISD Superintendent John Craft is expected to begin executing a contract with a roofing company soon to replace a large portion of the roof at Ellison High School on the north side of the building. During Tuesday’s school board meeting, administrators could approve the ranking order proposed by the contractor district to complete the […]

Smackover-Norphlet board reintroduces ma...

The Smackover-Norphlet school board voted 3-2 to reintroduce a mask mandate for students and staff at a special meeting held Wednesday night. After a lengthy discussion, board members Chris Long, Stephen Crecelius and Lynn Birchfield voted in favor of the term while board members Cliff Preston and Dustin Bagwell voted against. The board has decided […]

LCPS adopts a gender inclusion policy an...

LAS CRUCES – After months of discussion and dozens of public comments, the Las Cruces Public Schools School Board has approved a new gender inclusion policy. Twenty-one community members spoke ahead of the board vote on “JBD Policy: Gender Inclusive Schools” at the first school board meeting in 2022, held at the Karen Trujillo administration […]

The Truth is the First Victim of the PYL...

The proposed ban on Critical Race Theory (CRT) pushed by three school administrators newly elected to the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District Board (PYLUSD) brings the education of thousands of students to a place where no democracy should go. Censorship is not American. To take away academic freedom and undermine public education is anti-American. Yet […]

New leadership appointed to Brunswick co...

Brunswick City Council President Jim Mason (left) and School Board President Beth Bisson (right). Courtesy of Mason and Bisson New presidents and vice-presidents were appointed to Brunswick city council and school board on Monday. Jim Mason was unanimously elected president of Brunswick City Council, succeeding former councilor John Perreault who did not seek re-election in […]

The mandate of the Marion school mask to...

President Eric Cummings said the Marion County School Board will have a discussion Thursday on whether to reinstate a mask warrant, with a opt-out provision, now that COVID-19 is spreading rapidly again throughout the county. Since the last week of school before winter break, countywide COVID-19 cases reported by the Florida Department of Health have […]

District 186 board of directors meets on...

Although members of the administration and education council of Springfield School District 186 continue to monitor COVID-19 local numbers in preparation for the return from winter break on january 10, at least one school board member would like to see student testing better. Other schools in the region are resuming classes this week after a […]

Table 9-R does not work for all district...

At the Durango 9-R School District Board of Directors meeting on November 30, an agenda item titled “Public Mandate on Suggested Vaccines” was discussed at 9:22 pm by principals Kristin Smith , Erika Brown, Andrea Parmenter, Rick Petersen and Katie Stewart. Directors cited the basis for this agenda item being an email they received from […]

The Day – Municipal meetings

Lyme East Monday – East Lyme Public Library Board of Trustees, 7 p.m. East Lyme Room with Mask and Vaccination (no Zoom option). Tuesday – Historic Properties Commission, 7 p.m., Town Hall, Conference Room 1 (upstairs). Wednesday – Special town hall meeting to discuss the use of American Rescue Plan Act funds, 7:00 p.m. Town […]

Year in review: the school board remaine...

From how students attend schools to construction projects, the Education Council has discussed a range of topics in 2021. If a year could make a big entrance, 2021 has made it for Newtown Public Schools: In January, all Newtown Public School buildings opened for full student learning. A new schedule was implemented later in the […]

From the Editor: Here are the top 10 Osh...

In its latest post from 2021, the Oshkosh Examiner provides the editor’s take on the 10 most important trends and stories of the year. Be sure to check out the reviewer’s list of the 10 titles that have garnered the most attention on the internet. 10. Oshkosh Defense wins major contract but sends work out […]

School board approves vaccine or weekly ...

TR PHOTOS BY SUSANNA MEYER —Left to right, School Board President Sean Heitmann, Superintendent Theron Schutte and Board Member Leah Stanley. Schutte advocated for vaccine approval or the weekly testing mandate to bring the CMSD into compliance with OSHA, and it was passed unanimously. The Marshalltown School Board approved a group of policies requiring proof […]

Tennessee Licensed Teacher Matthew Hawn ...

Matthew hawn, the Sullivan County teacher fired from classes on the role of race in American society, told Knox News he intends to go ahead with any means available to cancel his dismissal in June, a decision confirmed last week by the school board on 5 -1 votes. Hawn said he would appeal to Sullivan […]

Lawsuit filed by a group of parents agai...

A lawsuit has been filed against the Searcy School Board and the District Superintendent over the mask warrant which was reinstated for this week. Court records show that the lawsuit was filed Wednesday in White County Circuit Court by a group of 11 “birth parents of school-aged children attending Searcy School District School.” Although the […]

HOMER-CENTER REAFFIRMS POLICY ON MASKS I...

On Thursday evening, the Homer-Center School Board had a lengthy discussion both in executive session and in public about the district’s hiding policy. The policy that was passed made the district strongly recommend but not require students to wear masks in buildings, but board chairman Michael Bertig said he would keep an eye on the […]

TIP R-IV: Hiring of a new bus driver, di...

Board Chair Jarred Brown opened the December 9 regular meeting of the North Wood R-IV School Board. The following people were in attendance: Aaron Brooks, David Massengale, Wes Mobray, Ron Hedrick, Jarred Brown and Dave Tiefenthaler. Jenna Dunn was absent. Jeff Dodson, Lois Stacy, JC Flores and Mike Manes were also in attendance. Brown welcomed […]

Toronto District School Board investigat...

A teacher at an east Toronto high school has been under house arrest for allegedly using a racial slur during a classroom discussion about racism. In a letter to parents and students on Thursday, the principal of Sir Wilfrid Laurier Collegiate Institute & Native Learning Center East said the school is taking the allegations very […]

Discussion of the “Red Raider” mascot co

GASTON COUNTY, North Carolina (WBTV) – Another community chat takes place Thursday night about a Gaston County high school mascot at the center of an ongoing debate. The reunion is hosted by a South Point high school alumnus named Jason Rumfelt, who said he was presenting “the other side of this much contested debate” surrounding […]

Newberg School Board Begins Discussion o...

As the Newberg School Board begins to search for a new superintendent, there is a lot to be done. The president and vice-president of the school board face recall efforts. Several lawsuits have been filed both by the school board and against the school board. And the school district has been in the national news […]

West Hartford School Board Examines High...

The Legislature’s Budget Implementation Bill prohibits cities that use team names or mascots associated with Native Americans from receiving slot machine revenue, one of the factors that prompted the school board to West Hartford discussing the Conard and Hall high school nicknames. By Ronni Newton An issue that previously sparked extensive and heated discussion was […]

The day – New London council and school

New London – The new city council unanimously re-elected longtime councilor Efrain Dominguez as chairman on Monday. Dominguez, a teacher from New London who is in his fifth term and has served the past two years as chairman of the board, is the first board member in recent history to be elected to consecutive terms […]

lawsuit targets school board members ove...

The two Moore County residents who are suing the Board of Education over the pending sale of the former Southern Pines primary campus now allege three school board members violated their First Amendment rights by removing critical comments posted on their social media accounts. Last week Landon White, the attorney also representing Beth Ann Pratte […]

There were 3 bouts at Illing Middle Scho...

MANCHESTER – Superintendent Matthew Geary wrote in a letter to parents on Thursday that three separate fights took place at Illing Middle School that day. “Students involved in these fights face consequences that include long suspensions from school,” Geary said. Geary did not specify the length or severity of the suspensions, nor did he mention […]

New principals take on key roles in Sout...

Jeffrey Wilson and Brian Pickard are stepping into new roles after being officially sworn in as directors of the South Kitsap School Board on Wednesday night. Income decisive victories in the November 2 elections, Wilson and Pickard accepted the positions of chairman and vice-chairman as board members voted to rearrange roles, which is typically done […]

Maryland State Education Officials Want ...

Members of the Maryland State Board of Education voted 12-2 to propose a new emergency mandate that would provide an “exit ramp” for school districts. The current Maryland statewide mask mandate in public schools remains in place for now. On Wednesday, members of the State Board of Education voted 12-2 to propose a new emergency […]

New Hanover County Commissioners and Boa...

The last time the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners and the Board of Education met at the same table was on September 3, days after a shooting at New Hanover High. (Photo by Port City Daily / Williams) NEW HANOVER COUNTY – The Council of Commissioners and the New Hanover County Board of Education […]

New Ohio Board of Education chairman hop...

The council rescinded its anti-racism resolution and replaced it with a confusing document that could be used to protest at the local school board level against any teaching about race. Local school boards continue to be the target of small groups who believe it is inappropriate to teach about racism and its impact on people […]

Community: BRCC recognizes Native Americ...

Baton Rouge Community College hosted a Diversity Breakfast and Roundtable on November 19 in recognition of Native American Heritage Month. The month is designated to provide education about Native American tribes, to raise awareness of the unique challenges that Indigenous peoples have faced historically and in the present, and to highlight the ways in which […]

School district plans to move boundaries...

Independent School District 834 will change elementary school attendance limits to accommodate growth in the southern part of the district. District staff presented the Stillwater-area Public School Board with three options to choose from in a working session on November 4. Since the council working session on November 4, the District Boundaries Committee has held […]

North Okanagan-Shuswap School Board Cont...

School District 83 school counselors opened the discussion about mandatory vaccination for school district staff at the October 19 board meeting. (File photo) North Okanagan-Shuswap School Board Continues Mandatory Vaccination Data and Consultation No decision made on compulsory vaccination policy for school district staff 83 A closed-door discussion on a proposed mandatory vaccination policy for […]