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August School Board Reports — Week 1

One local school board met last week.

Kansas

Olathe School District

Highlights:

  • Public budget hearing
  • Considering approval of district budget for 2012-13 school year
  • Preliminary student learning report with information on Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) as required by the federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) and information on the state’s new waiver of requirements of NCLB
  • Consideration of approval of a new district Children’s Internet Protection Act policy in order to place the district in compliance with a recently passed federal law
  • Overseeing selection of an architectural and engineering firm to design renovations at four elementary schools to be paid for by school bond funds approved by voters.

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About jwmartinez

JoLynne is a journalist and educator. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Kansas and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Park University and is certified to teach high school journalism and English. Former employment includes work for Cable News Network and the University of Missouri-Kansas City in addition to freelancing for clients such as the Kansas City Star and The Pitch.

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