//
archives

Blue Springs School District

This tag is associated with 10 posts

Blue Springs School Board May Meeting

The Blue Springs School District’s Board of Education met Monday, May 14, at 6:15 p.m. According to the agenda, board members spent yesterday evening attending to routine but necessary responsibilities of governance such as hiring new teachers and purchasing a landing system for pole vaulting and high jumping. The Board of Education meeting, which was open to the … Continue reading

Blue Springs Board of Education to Meet Monday Evening

The Blue Springs School District’s Board of Education will meet Monday, April 9, at 6:15 p.m. In addition to routine items on the agenda, such as hiring new teachers for next school year and deciding on the date of the last day of school this year, board members have a full schedule. They will be attending to annual board … Continue reading

Blue Springs Board of Education to Meet Monday Evening

The Blue Springs School District’s Board of Education will meet Monday, March 12, at 6:15 p.m. Tonight’s agenda appears to be devoted to the routine but necessary responsibilities of governance, such as overseeing personnel changes, bidding out goods and services required by the district and considering student trip requests. The Board of Education meeting, which is open to the … Continue reading

Judge Sets June Trial Date for Arguments Regarding Student Transfers From KCMO School District

Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Brent Powell has set a June 25 trial date to hear arguments about student transfers from the unaccredited Kansas City, Missouri School District (KCMSD). Last December, five neighboring districts filed a lawsuit asking the court to rule on differences among transfer policies. According to state law, KCMSD — now that … Continue reading

Blue Springs Board of Education Meeting This Evening

The Blue Springs School District’s Board of Education is meeting Monday, Jan. 13, at 6:15 p.m. In addition to routine items on the agenda, such as approving paying the bills and overseeing personnel changes, board members have a full schedule this evening. A significant item on tonight’s consent agenda is deciding what to charge for tuition. Students from … Continue reading

No School Board Election This Year in the Blue Springs School District

Citizens in the Blue Springs School District will not be able to vote for Board of Education members this year. Only three candidates filed for three open seats on the board. Incumbents Kent Bradford, Jennifer Casey and Kay Coen will renew their oaths of office following the April 3 general election date. According to Missouri State statute, when the … Continue reading

Blue Springs School Board to Meet Monday Evening

The Blue Springs School District’s Board of Education will meet Monday, Jan. 9, at 6:15 p.m. According to the agenda, the board will receive a quarterly financial and investment report from district Chief Financial Officer Kim Brightwell and a legislative update from Assistant Superintendent Jim Finley. They also will consider a revision of the Staff Conduct Policy. … Continue reading

KC Parents Aren’t Rushing to Transfer Their Children to Accredited Districts … Yet

Yesterday was the first day most area school district administration offices re-opened after winter break. And — despite predictions that families from the now-unaccredited Kansas City, Missouri School District might mob accredited districts demanding admission — things have been relatively quiet so far. One district, for example, received only about 15 phone calls. “We were … Continue reading

Judge Says Neighboring Districts Must Allow Students to Transfer from KCMO … for Now

When area students return from winter break next week, they may find some new students in their classes, but only if those students’ families can afford to pay tuition. Yesterday, a Clay County circuit court judge ruled that students from the Kansas City, Missouri School District — which loses its accreditation New Years Day — … Continue reading

Five Districts Go to Court to Delay KCMO Student Transfers

On the Friday before Christmas Eve, administrators of five local districts filed a petition asking the Jackson County courts to delay transfer of students from the Kansas City, Missouri schools, which are about to lose their accreditation. The docket of the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri, shows the schools filed a petition, a motion … Continue reading

Archives

Publisher & Editor

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 243 other followers

Advertisements