Latest School Board Stories

2008-07-30 21:00:32

By Will Sullivan, Picayune Item, Miss. Jul. 30--PICAYUNE -- The Picayune school board thanked a representative of World Vision, which has been at the Picayune schools for the past two days handing out new backpacks and school supplies to students in kindergarten through 8th grade.

2008-07-30 06:00:43

By Eric Hrin, The Daily Review, Towanda, Pa. Jul. 30--The Canton Area School Board heard an update recently on its effort to try to annex the elementary school property into the borough.

2008-07-29 15:01:04

By Howard Buck, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 29--No. 2 is the new No. 1 at the Hockinson School District for the next several weeks, and perhaps longer.

2008-07-29 15:01:04

By Linda Borg PROVIDENCE -- The School Board voted to appoint Tom Brady as school superintendent last night, two weeks after he formally began his job and more than three months after the board appointed him superintendent during a closed-door session.

2008-07-29 12:01:08

By Marc Freeman, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 29--Facing career-threatening misconduct allegations, a veteran Palm Beach County principal denied the charges and vowed to battle her accusers "to the end," according to statements released Monday.

2008-07-29 09:01:04

By Dustin Pangonis, Republican & Herald, Pottsville, Pa. Jul. 29--MINERSVILLE -- A reallocation of tax funds from the Highridge Business Park that will give the Minersville Area School District a gain of $158,410 in funds was recorded at Monday night's school board meeting.

2008-07-28 18:00:36

By Sadia Latifi, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Jul. 26--Students attending any of Chapel Hill-Carrboro's three high schools next year will have a little less to accomplish before graduation.

2008-07-28 18:00:35

By Janet Adkins The recent proposed reductions in the School Board budget have raised a number of questions and concerns among parents, school employees and taxpayers.

2008-07-28 15:00:53

By Britt Combs, The McDowell News, Marion, N.C. Jul. 28--The School Board will consider another option for the school construction dilemma. Superintendent Dr. Ira Trollinger presented another possible solution. He suggested the board consider building a magnet school.

2008-07-28 12:00:57

By ANDREA EGER Plans to locate a new alternative school for students with substance abuse problems in the annex building behind Bell Elementary School have been called off amid opposition by city councilors and nearby residents, officials said Tuesday.

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