Albion school board

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>Two candidates withdraw from Albion interim superintendent search

>The search for an interim superintendent in Albion is thinning out but will take a few weeks longer than planned. On Monday, school board President Dan Skean announced Paula Steele and Daniel Heckman had removed themselves as candidates for the one-year position for personal reasons. Skean said Heckman, a retired superintendent from Plainwell Community Schools, … Continue reading

>District official says closing Albion High School would net savings of only $116,000 per year

>Albion Public Schools is in danger of becoming a deficit district by 2012, but even a measure as drastic as closing the high school would not result in much savings, the district’s accounting supervisor said. At a school board work session Tuesday, John Waugh said closing the high school would result in a net savings … Continue reading

>For sale: Historic Washington Gardner School building in Albion

> The Washington Gardner School building in Albion is officially for sale. The Albion School Board voted Tuesday to solicit bids on the vacant, 104-year old building with hopes of awarding a contract to the highest bidder by Aug. 9. The school board closed the school on Michigan Avenue in December 2009, and several parties … Continue reading

>Albion Public Schools decides to go interim superintendent route to fill void temporarily

>Albion Public Schools is hoping to hire an interim superintendent to a one-year appointment by July 1 to replace outgoing Superintendent Frederick Clarke. The school board voted 5-0 tonight to accept applications through May 31 from candidates who can bridge the gap while the board determines a permanent approach for the 2012-13 school year. “The … Continue reading

>Albion learns state erred when reviewing high school’s Reform and Redesign Plan

> The Michigan Department of Education made several errors when reviewing Albion High School’s Reform and Redesign Plan late last year, but district has been assured things are back on track. On Dec. 13, 2010, the district received notice from the state that it needed to change four items associated with three different core areas … Continue reading