Latest School Board Stories

2008-08-05 12:00:55

By Emily Banks, The Leader-Telegram, Eau Claire, Wis. Aug. 5--Eau Claire students will be able to graduate with as few as 16 credits -- with approval from both public high schools' principals -- after the school board approved the change to graduation requirements Monday night.

2008-08-05 12:00:40

By Julian Emerson, The Leader-Telegram, Eau Claire, Wis. Aug. 5--Former Eau Claire school district Superintendent Bill Klaus' future with the district remains a mystery despite the fact the school board on Monday reached a decision regarding his employment.

2008-08-05 06:00:38

By Susan Evans, Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa. Aug. 5--EBENSBURG -- Despite pleas from a crowd of about 100, a majority of Central Cambria school board members stood firm in their earlier vote to abandon the middle school concept and send seventh- and eighth-graders to the high school.

2008-08-04 15:00:45

By MORGAN JOSEY GLOVER The new superintendent of Guilford County Schools made clear to parents, educators and taxpayers in late July that he has no specific agenda for tackling the system's largest challenges during the next four years.

2008-08-04 12:01:14

By Kristina Andino, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Aug. 4--Nine Eastern Iowa school districts were among 60 that received reminder letters at the end of last school year from the Iowa Department of Education that they could be entering dangerous financial waters.

2008-08-02 00:00:26

By JOHN MARTIN, Courier & Press staff writer 464-7594 or martinj@courierpress.com Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp. Superintendent Vincent Bertram is proposing increasing pay for substitute teachers during the coming school year.

2008-08-01 09:00:49

By Greg Phillips, Dothan Eagle, Ala. Aug. 1--Houston County schools are facing overcrowding and safety issues, but the school board is in the process of fixing those issues, according to Houston County Schools Superintendent Tim Pitchford.

2008-08-01 06:00:39

By Beth L. Jokinen, The Lima News, Ohio Aug. 1--ELIDA -- The final site for the new Elida High School is the one school officials have wanted all along.

2008-08-01 06:00:35

By Beth L. Jokinen, The Lima News, Ohio Aug. 1--PANDORA -- Pandora-Gilboa school employees have agreed to pay more for their insurance in the coming years, but will continue to see wage increases.

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