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Park School District Board of Education Meeting — Thursday, March 7

March School Board Meetings

Park School District’s Board of Education met Thursday evening, March 7. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were:

  • Unanimously voting to approve revision of the district policy governing “Staff Conflict of Interest
  • Unanimously voting to allow district administrators to hire an outside agency — SafePlans — to provide a safety and security assessment of district schools
  • Unanimously voting to approve the establishment a partnership between the Park Hill School District and the Northland Advanced Career Studies board of directors. According to the agenda:

Northland Advanced Career Studies (ACS) is a program developed to serve the educational interests of students in Northland School Districts by developing partnerships between businesses/industries in our region and our Northland School Districts. These partnerships are being created in order to expand opportunities for students in the region to experience curriculum that is designed around business and industry standards and learning environments that are project based.

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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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