"That's my commitment, is we are really going to work on making every single face, name and soul that they all count".
Thompson was at the board meeting and spoke to the board briefly about his company.
Board Member Amanda McGraw shared she had concerns regarding permission forms for a behavior screener earlier in the school year and the lack of consistency throughout the district with regard to consent forms. Other board members were in support of spending more than that because they want to build a high school that will fully meet Avon Grove's needs.
Following release of the report, board Chairperson Clare Wool said, "The newly elected School Board and Superintendent are eager to move forward committed to the unified goals of the district".More news: ATMs across country go dry, Arun Jaitley says 'temporary shortage'
The Carthage Board of Education saw a change in school board members this evening.
"I was hopeful we turned the corner", he said.
For the owner of a home assessed at $150,000, which is about the average for the district, the tax bill would increase by about $104, going from the current $4,338.89 to $4,443.02. The elementary school was also one of 24 schools in the state to get the High Achieving honor, and both schools were two of 87 schools to be honored with Beating the Odds.
The staff additions, focus on fiscal stability, and plans to address long-standing overcrowding, follow the recommendations of veteran former school superintendent Jack Bierwirth.More news: More than 20% of Trump re-election campaign spending going to legal fees
Wood said that he felt that it would be foolish not to build core spaces that are larger than the minimum because it would be hard to expand the core spaces once the building is finished. LISD is one of three school districts that has been in hot water over the past months for allegedly trying to inappropriately push an agenda on state elections. The district says that savings from two school closings would alleviate its financial problems and eliminate the need to use reserve funds to balance the budget.
"We've never gone up to our maximum cap for the past several years", said Kevin Polunci, executive director of business and human resources.
Bryan school board members voted unanimously Monday night to add a 2 percent increase to the employee pay scale. Polunci said the district has a very transient population and enrollment could fluctuate by 50 to 60 students throughout the course of the year. The project cost is $24.36 million.
Hopefully, that will occur here as district residents become increasingly familiar with the better educational opportunities that the new and upgraded facilities will offer for students.More news: Alfie Evans' parents lose legal bid in attempt to save son
When asked about RISD's strength and weakness, McIlroy said she has noticed from an outside perspective RISD's instructional infrastructure, curriculum, interim assessments, and data analysis systems, along with "amazing teachers and phenomenal administrators".