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Fort Osage School District Board of Education Meeting — Tuesday, March 12

March School Board Meetings

Fort Osage School District’s Board of Education met Tuesday evening, March 12. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were:

  • Considered approving revision of the district policy governing “Graduation Requirements”;
  • Heard a report about the Missouri Highway Patrol’s annual bus inspection;
  • Heard a report about safety and security improvements;
  • Heard a report about sequestration of federal funds for education;
  • Received an update on proposed state legislation pertaining to education;
  • Heard a report about refinancing existing school bond debt in order to save money for the district; and
  • Discussed the possibility of scheduling a work session to review district student-restraint procedures.

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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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