School Board Quick Takes: Board Reiterates its Opposition to Issue 2

A brief recap of what happened at Tuesday’s CH-UH School Board meeting

The met at 7 p.m. Nov. 1. Here’s a quick recap of what happened during the meeting.

  • Board President reiterated the and Senate Bill 5.
  • Student leaders in the Minority Student Achievement Network spoke about their trip to Columbia, MO, in September for the coalition's annual student conference. The CH-UH School District is one of 24 districts nationwide that belong to MSAN. About 50 students participate at .
  • Two parents thanked the district for its to two elementary schools — and — as it allowed their children to receive more rigorous instruction. Students spend all day in the gifted class. In previous years, gifted students were pulled out of their regular classrooms for just a few hours each day.
  • The United Way presented the district with an award, thanking CH-UH for its contributions to the organization.
michaelschwartz November 03, 2011 at 02:57 PM
Yet no mention of the abysmal state achievement test scores. Along with the disasterous low amount of graduates attending college, I guess they really don't matter. Much easier for the Board to focus on meaningless bread and circuses issues to please the sheeple. And the Board supports Issue 2. You have to wonder who exactly they are working for, their constituents or the Teachers Union.
Mconnor November 03, 2011 at 04:34 PM
We have situations where a kindergarten teacher at Roxboro earns the equivalent of  $130K in a standard 2080 hour work year,  excluding benefits.  And a full pension after 30 years that pays 66% of salary with lifetime benefits. The school board should support the best interests of the students and the community by seeking a fair and affordable cost structure.
michaelschwartz November 03, 2011 at 06:00 PM
The School Board should resign in disgrace. The School Board apparently is the puppet of the Teachers Union rather than looking out for the interests of their taxpaying constituents. Anyone who votes for the school levy should have their heads examined.


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