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Proposed Budget & Policy Changes on Center School Board Agenda This Evening

Center School District’s Board of Education will meet Monday, June 25, at 7 p.m. In addition to routine agenda items — such as purchasing computers and SMART Boards– board members will review  a budget proposal and consider changing some district policies. Superintendent Bob Bartman will recommend that the board approve the budget he is proposing for the coming school year. According … Continue reading

Center School Board Meeting This Evening

Center School District’s Board of Education will meet Monday, May 21, at 7 p.m. According to the agenda, board members will focus this evening on routine but necessary responsibilities of governance, such as contracting for student transportation services and hearing updates on career education and the district’s A+ program. Tonight’s meeting, which is open to the public, will take … Continue reading

Nonresident Student Admission Policy on Center School Board Agenda Tonight

Center School District’s Board of Education will meet Monday, April 23, at 7 p.m. In addition to routine items on the agenda, such as paying the bills and overseeing personnel changes, board members will hear an update on the expenditure of school bond funds. They also will consider revising a district policy relating to admission of nonresident students. According … Continue reading

Four Returning Members to Take Oath of Office at Center School Board Meeting

Center School District’s Board of Education will meet Monday, April 9, at 7 p.m. According to the agenda, four incumbents beginning their new terms will take the oath of office. Because no one challenged them for their seats, no election took place last week. The four returning members are Cathy Jolly, Julie Mattson, Steve Stricklin and Greg Westfall. Board … Continue reading

Center School District Board of Education to Meet Monday Evening

Center School District’s Board of Education will meet Monday, March 26, at 7 p.m. In addition to routine items on the agenda, such as overseeing personnel changes and adjusting tuition charges, board members will consider updating district policies. The Missouri School Boards Association is recommending the district revise its policies for Taxing and Borrowing Authority/Limitations and Admission of Nonresident … Continue reading

Center Board of Education to Meet This Evening

Center School District’s Board of Education will meet Monday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. In addition to routine items on the agenda, such as requesting bids for services and overseeing personnel changes, board members will consider approving two policy updates. Staff/Student Relations and Programs for Gifted Students are the two policies being updated. Most significant of the two is … 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

Center School District Board of Education to Meet This Evening

Center School District’s Board of Education will meet Monday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. In addition to routine items on the agenda, such as an attendance report and approving high school course revisions, board members will receive a report from Superintendent Bob Bartman. A highlight of Bartman’s report will be sharing a rough draft of a new public relations … Continue reading

No School Board Election This Year in the Center School District

Citizens in the Center School District will not be able to vote for Board of Education members this year. Only four candidates filed for four open seats on the board. Incumbents Cathy Jolly, Julie Mattson, Steve Stricklin and Greg Westfall will renew their oaths of office following the April 3 general election date. According to … 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

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