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Albion officials and parents working on strategy to improve performance at high school

By RJ Walters / For the Jackson Citizen Patriot Albion High School Principal Derrick Crum is confident and enthusiastic about turning around the academic achievement and behavior of his students following three community input meetings. In an effort to help craft an improvement strategy after the high school was named one of 92 Persistently Low … Continue reading

Albion Public Schools instituting ‘Try Us Out’ policy in attempt to boost enrollment

By RJ Walters / For the Jackson Citizen Patriot The issue: The Albion School Board has implemented a “Try Us Out” policy in an attempt to increase re-enrollment of area students who have left through Schools of Choice. Those students will be granted permission to re-enroll in Albion Public Schools at any point during the … Continue reading

Mediator scheduled to join negotiations between Michigan Center school district and teachers

By RJ Walters / For the Jackson Citizen Patriot Michigan Center Superintendent David Tebo hopes to find middle ground between present-day demands and long-term realities as the district and its teachers continue to negotiate a new contract. Tebo said both sides have met five times and a mediator is scheduled to join them in upcoming … Continue reading

Albion Public Schools instituting ‘Try Us Out’ policy to boost enrollment

By RJ Walters / For the Jackson Citizen Patriot The issue: The Albion School Board has implemented a “Try Us Out” policy in an attempt to increase re-enrollment of area students who have left through Schools of Choice. Those students will be granted permission to re-enroll in Albion Public Schools at any point during the … Continue reading

Albion City Council elects 23-year-old Princeton graduate to 3rd Precinct seat

By RJ Walters / For the Jackson Citizen Patriot With an eye on the immediate future, the Albion City Council elected a 23-year-old Albion High School and Princeton University graduate to the 3rd Precinct seat. Going up against former city council member Ken Waito and a pair of other Albion residents for the seat vacated … Continue reading

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