#The School Board

Loudoun School Board Adopts 180-day Student Calendar for 2023

The School Board on Tuesday adopted a 180-day student calendar for the 2023-2024 school year that would have classes start Aug. 24, more than a week before Labor Day. The board majority rejected efforts to reduce the number of teaching days and to add a Veterans Day school holiday. The...

Sarasota school board to begin severance negotiations with superintendent after crowd packs board meeting

SARASOTA, Fla. - It was a packed house at the Sarasota County school board meeting Tuesday evening as board members weighed whether to terminate Superintendent Brennan Asplen. A new school board with a conservative majority was sworn in last Tuesday. At that meeting, a motion was put forth to hold a special meeting to discuss Asplen's termination.
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Colleagues honor departing school board member Houston

The Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Board of Education on Monday honored departing member Virginia Houston at her last meeting on the board. Houston had been a member of the seven-member ECPPS board since being appointed in 2013 to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of board member Allison Wills, who had moved out of the area. In 2014 Houston was elected to an Inside City Limits seat on the board, and...

Osseo School Superintendent Among Candidates for Anoka-Hennepin Job

The Anoka-Hennepin School Board narrowed down its search for superintendent to five candidates, one of which is the current superintendent of Osseo Area Schools, Cory McIntyre. Candidates will be interviewed this week and the preferred candidate is expected to be announced as soon as Dec. 6. McIntyre has been the...

JCPS board approves 5% salary increase for teachers, full-time employees

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Teachers at Jefferson County Public Schools will see a pay raise for the second time in less than six months. The school board unanimously approved an agreement with Jefferson County Teacher's Association, the district's largest teachers union, that will grant all teachers and full-time employees a 5% raise on their paychecks come July.
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Iowa City Community School District officially initiates president, other positions

The Iowa City Community School District board of education instated President Ruthina Malone and other members into leadership roles at its meeting Tuesday. Additionally, Lisa Williams was recognized as vice president, Leslie Finger as chief financial officer, and Kim Colvin as the school board reporting secretary. Malone, who was elected...

Parents, teachers union at odds over BPS transportation plan

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- As the busing crisis continues at Buffalo Public Schools, a parent advocate is calling on state and local leaders to help, after the Buffalo Teachers Federation overwhelmingly voted no to a proposal by the district for a staggered start time. Last month, Buffalo Public Schools Superintendent Dr....

Student shot at Seminole High School to sue school board

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. — The victim of a shooting at Seminole High School says school officials did not do enough to protect him and now he's suing the school board. Sixteen-year-old Da'raveius Smith was charged as an adult with attempted first-degree premeditated murder for the January shooting of fellow Seminole High School student Jhavon McIntyre.