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Here’s how Flint residents can buy the school district’s vacant properties

FLINT, MI -- Nine vacant Flint elementary schools could be yours with the right plan for building use and the right price. Anderson Elementary, Bryant Elementary, Carpenter Elementary, Civic Park Elementary, Cook Elementary, Dort Elementary, Garfield Elementary, Johnson Elementary, and Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary have all had tax record and building information posted on the district’s website.
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Standard Democrat

Sikeston R-6 Board amends quarantine policy, adds fall break

SIKESTON — The Sikeston R-6 Board of Education amended the district’s COVID-19 operations plan and added a fall break during a special session Thursday at the board office. Sikeston R-6 Superintendent Dr. Tony Robinson said the decision was made following a review of current information and data and a lengthy...

Wilcox County Board of Education names sole finalist for Superintendent

WILCOX COUNTY, Ga. -- Wilcox County Board of Education has announced the sole finalist for the position of Superintendent. Dale Garnto will take on the role once the board votes next week. He currently works in the school system as the Federal Programs/Special Education/ Human Resourced Director and Tribunal Hearing Officer.
New Haven Register

New Canaan councilman: Participating in Open Choice is 'beyond crazy'

NEW CANAAN — The Town Council voiced their opinions on Wednesday on whether children from Norwalk should attend the local school district as part of the Open Choice program. Town Councilman Tom Butterworth explained that the Board of Education had talked about the program earlier in the week since the state expanded it for the neighboring city for the 2022-23 school year.

BOE explores spending federal COVID funds on furniture, technology and staff

“District-wide, there are big things we are trying to move forward with,” said Rome Superintendent of Schools Peter C. Blake during a special meeting of the Board of Education on Monday. The meeting was called to discuss, and hopefully achieve some agreement and approval, to get federal Elementary and Secondary Schools Relief (ESSER) funds flowing into the district’s schools where they can begin to have an impact for students and faculty.

New sports field unveiled at Valleyview School in Denville

DENVILLE TWP. - It's been a long time coming, but there's a beautiful new multi-sports field on the grounds of the Valleyview School on Diamond Spring Road. "It was a mess. It was really in a state of disrepair," Superintendent of Schools Steve Forte said when the new field was dedicated on Monday afternoon, Sept. 20.

Northwest R-1 superintendent plans to retire

Northwest R-1 School District Superintendent Desi Kirchhofer has announced he will retire at the end of this school year. “Although this announcement comes early in the school year, it is done intentionally to give the Board of Education time to search for a replacement as well as time for a transition plan for the new superintendent,” Kirchhofer said in an email he sent to parents Monday.
Connecticut Post

Enrollment spike has Shelton seeking first grade teacher

SHELTON — Sunnyside School has added a first-grade teacher in response to an enrollment spike in that grade level. The Board of Education, at its meeting Wednesday, authorized Superintendent Ken Saranich to hire another teacher for Sunnyside’s first grade. This in turn would allow the students to be put in rooms with more manageable class sizes.

West Plains School District Seek to Fill Board Vacancy

West Plains, MO – Due to the resignation of Courtney Beykirch, the West Plains School District is seeking to fill the current school board vacancy. Per board policy, district residents wishing to be appointed to fill the vacancy shall make their desire known by sending a letter to the West Plains School District, Attn: Secretary of the Board, 6101 E. Olden Street, West Plains, MO 65775.

KCS Superintendent: All Knox County students, visitors and employees must wear face masks starting Monday

GREENEVILLE, Tennessee — The Knox County Board of Education must immediately impose a mask mandate for schoolchildren, a federal judge in Greeneville ruled Friday. Superintendent Bob Thomas confirmed it on Friday, saying that starting Sept. 27 all students, employees and visitors will be required to wear a face mask while indoors or riding a school bus.
Waterloo Cedar-Falls Courier

John Deere takes investment in Waterloo Schools to new level

WATERLOO — John Deere is taking its investment in Waterloo Community Schools to another level as part of a new companywide strategic plan. Representatives of the company’s Waterloo operations last week laid out for the Board of Education the financial commitments and other types of support Deere has made to the district.

Pediatricians Weigh In On If the COVID-19 Vaccine Will Be Required in Schools

As students head back to class for the new school year, parents are facing the question of what in-person classes will look like for their children. One big question currently looming is the possible requirement of the COVID-19 vaccine in schools. Some cities and school districts have already implemented guidelines...