Latest School Board Stories
By James Haug By JAMES HAUG REVIEW-JOURNAL Help for schools tagged as "needing improvement" under the federal No Child Left Behind Act segued to a no-consultant-left- behind discussion Thursday when Clark County School Board members approved payment of $2,200 per day to each of two out-of-state contractors.
By JANESE HEAVIN Columbia's next superintendent of schools needs to have expertise in curricula and instruction and also be savvy when it comes to school finances, said Steve Calloway, vice president of the Board of Education.
By Katy Murphy OAKLAND -- A movement to improve education in the city's poorest neighborhoods through the creation of small schools has been largely successful, Stanford University professor Linda Darling-Hammond told the Oakland school board -- which commissioned the research -- this week.
Richmond County school board members showed support Saturday morning for a plan that would eliminate sixth-grade classes at Tubman Middle School, keeping the school's rising sixth-graders at their elementary school one more year.
By Kristy Locklin The possibility of expanding Pine-Richland High School will be the topic of a special school board meeting on Oct. 13. Last fall, an ad hoc group of residents, staff and students began evaluating the building.
By Kerry Lester Imagine the scenario: A local peace group has long distributed fliers at a suburban high school. These fliers encourage students to make informed choices when joining the military.
By FM WIGGINS PETERSBURG -- City schools have saved more than half a million dollars so far by following the recommendations of an efficiency review. At last night's School Board meeting, Dr.
By Miranda C.R. White REDLANDS - Members of the Redlands school board discussed two major issues at their meeting Tuesday - standardized test results and the 2008-2009 budget.
By Linh Tat FREMONT -- When it comes to identifying key issues, candidates for the Fremont school board consistently rank school funding, student achievement and communication among their top priorities.
By TOM KERTSCHER Germantown -- A School Board member says voters can approve a $22.5 million school referendum without seeing an increase in property taxes -- and a pro-referendum committee goes even further, saying a successful referendum could actually lower property tax bills.
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