Frederick Clarke

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>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

>Disconnect grows in talks between Albion Public Schools, teachers as deadline for redesign plan nears

>By RJ Walters / For the Jackson Citizen Patriot There is a growing disconnect in contract talks between Albion Public Schools and teachers as the deadline for the high school’s redesign plan nears. Tara Wilbur, Michigan Education Association UniServ director, said the tone of the negotiations is “incredibly troubling” and the district attorney requested a … Continue reading