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Articles About Yellow Springs School Board

  • Village Council— Improving school bikeway safety

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    Recent concerns about the safety of students traveling on West South College Street have prompted the Village to look into improving bikeways on that route.

  • School board— Eighth graders may travel to NYC

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    Thanks in part to the success of the seventh-grade “Into the Wild” trip, McKinney Middle School teachers are seeking to enlarge the scope of the annual eighth-grade trip to Washington, D.C., scheduled to depart on May 4.

  • Village school funding gets a face

    Dawn Boyer was hired as director of advancement and community relations for the Yellow Springs Schools, a newly created position designed to raise funds. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    The Yellow Springs school district welcomed more than just students this year. Part of the incoming class is Dawn Boyer, who was hired as the district’s director of advancement and community relations.

  • Ten new hires for Yellow Springs schools

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    The Yellow Springs School District welcomed 10 new hires, including elementary, middle and high school teachers and staff, as well as a new administrative position created this school year.

  • June 9 Yellow Springs School Board— School leaders travel to High Tech High

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    While school may be out for students, teachers and administrators are hard at work preparing for a successful 2016–2017 school year. In recent weeks district personnel visited High Tech High in San Diego.

  • May 12 school board meeting— School fiscal future looks brighter

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    As the 2015–16 school year drew to a close this month, the Yellow Springs Board of Education conducted its last meeting of the school year Thursday evening, May 12, by looking back at staff and student accomplishments and looking ahead toward projected financial expectations.

  • PBL training center debuts in Yellow Springs schools

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    At the May 12 school board meeting, the goal of creating a PBL training center became reality, with unanimous board approval of the YS Deeper Learning Training Center.

  • School Board: Yellow Springs teachers coach PBL

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    Yellow Springs Schools superintendent Mario Basora recently reported that five project-based learning, or PBL, coaches and two administrators traveled to Nashville for a PBL coach training seminar.

  • Teacher resigns after investigation

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    Following an internal school district investigation, longtime Yellow Springs teacher Shawn Jackson resigned his position recently.

  • Feds deny testing waiver for Yellow Springs schools

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    After months of delay, Ohio’s testing waiver application got turned down by the federal department of education recently, but the consortium of schools requesting the waiver — including Yellow Springs schools — is continuing the fight for fewer mandated state and federal tests and more forms of alternative assessment.

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