Latest School Board Stories

2008-09-26 21:00:25

By Madhu Krishnamurthy mkrishnamurthy@@dailyherald.com Though Charles Quentin Elementary School's Paw Pride carries on, the Lake Zurich district school will cease to exist after next school year.

2008-09-26 00:00:28

By Richard Gazarik The Hempfield Area School Board plans to hold a public forum next month in an attempt to clear the air about its differences with the Hempfield Area Education Association. Board President John Henry said he asked for the meeting, which will be held Oct. 22 at the high school.

2008-09-25 15:00:00

By MERRY FIRSCHEIN, STAFF WRITER FORT LEE -- New Superintendent Raymond Bandlow wants to involve everyone -- school board members, educators, administrators, and parents -- in educating the district's children. Bandlow, who started work on Aug.

2008-09-25 09:00:00

By Becky Orr proponents of a local classical academy plan to re-apply soon. By Becky Orr borr@wyomingnews.com CHEYENNE - Charter school supporters here hope to talk to members of the school board about their application earlier in the process this time.

2008-09-24 21:00:25

By PAUL LOCHER By PAUL LOCHER Staff Writer ORRVILLE DISTRICT -- The school board recently approved $420,600 in alternate upgrades for the new elementary school, which had its official groundbreaking Thursday.

2008-09-20 12:00:45

By Miranda C.R. White REDLANDS - Principals, school board members and PTA presidents got together Thursday at the Redlands Council PTA's "Go Green" brunch. The event served as the fall kickoff principal brunch and the district PTA board meeting.

2008-09-19 21:00:29

By ELISABETH HULETTE Staff Writer The school board yesterday gave a preliminary thumbs-up to a construction budget that's now $79 million higher than what was spent this year. "This is a need, and we're supposed to state the true need," said board member Eugene Peterson.

2008-09-18 18:00:42

By JANESE HEAVIN A discussion about what children should be learning in math class this morning sparked concerns over whether Columbia Board of Education members have enough faith in the educators who select and implement curricula.

2008-09-18 15:00:30

By FM WIGGINS PETERSBURG -- The School Board last night heard the latest information on successes of the new summer school and changes to the school system's uniform regulations.

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