Latest School Board Stories

2008-10-08 03:00:22

By Josh Dulaney RIALTO - Hundreds of students will navigate new campuses next year as the school district seeks to reset its boundaries and balance enrollment in its middle and high schools. "More neighborhood schools is what we're trying to do," said Anna Ulibarri, director of facilities planning.

2008-10-06 15:00:32

By ANDREA ALEXANDER, STAFF WRITER WAYNE -- Teacher salaries are going up 4.5 percent in the current school year under the terms of a new contract recently ratified by the school board and teachers' union.

2008-10-06 06:00:31

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.

2008-10-03 18:00:00

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.

2008-10-03 06:00:21

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.

2008-10-03 03:00:25

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.

2008-10-03 00:00:19

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.

2008-10-02 21:00:19

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.

2008-10-02 15:00:52

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.

2008-09-29 12:00:33

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.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.