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Altering Winds Ordinance to Protect Drai...

MONTICELLO — The Piatt County Zoning Appeal Board will consider an addition to the county’s wind energy conversion ordinance at its March 24 meeting. The request to add language to protect district drainage systems came from Monticello attorney Amy Rupiper, who represents several drainage entities in the area. At least two of them are located […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Youngstown School Board fights for its l...

YOUNGSTOWN — An effort by incoming Youngstown City School District Board Chair Tiffany Patterson to end a nationwide search for a superintendent and treasurer and appoint district CEO Justin Jennings and treasurer AJ Ginnetti to the posts was delayed on Tuesday when council member Brenda Kimble objected and tried to table the discussion […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Provisional sales package for the old CH...

The deal can finally be made and students can once again wander the halls of the old Clarksdale High School building. The Clarksdale Municipal School District Board of Directors has again discussed and deliberated on the potential sale of the former Clarksdale High School property to Clarksdale Collegiate Public Charter School. But this time, there […]

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 […]

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 […]

State Comptroller’s Office Discovered Co

TURIN – The state comptroller’s office found “prohibited interests” by three members of the South Lewis Central School District board of directors in district contracts during a regular audit this year. According to the office’s audit report, two board members “were employed by companies that won contracts totaling more than $ 22 million as of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pam Thompson named school board chair | ...

The chair and vice-chair of the Moore County Board of Education changed seats Monday morning in a pair of split votes to determine the board’s new leadership. The board voted 4-3 to appoint Pam Thompson as the new board chair in an organizational meeting at the start of the board working session agenda. Both votes […]

Orange County charter requests county ed...

When the Orange County Classical Academy came to the Orange Unified Board of Education in December 2019 seeking a charter to operate a K-5 school that would offer 360 students a formal education program, it was a tough sell. In a 14-page report, school district staff recommended that board members dismiss the petition, saying the […]

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 […]

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 […]