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Education

School board kills 50% grade minimum, delays student conduct policy vote

Jul 17, 2024
Board to vote on student conduct policy on Aug. 6.
Education

SBAC discusses policy changes 

Jun 19, 2024
Board members, citizens talk discipline, books, bathrooms
Education

School board passes Reichert House charter application 

May 21, 2024
Board directs organization to keep working on application, budget.
News

SBAC to explore using properties for housing

Apr 29, 2024
School board, BOCC also discuss literacy, parks, gun violence
Education

School board approves Metcalfe, Rawlings year-round calendar 

Apr 17, 2024
Though still not satisfied, board approved calendar in time for state deadline.
Education

School board asks for more input for Rawlings, Metcalfe calendar 

Apr 10, 2024
Community meetings scheduled for Thursday at both schools.
Education

School board tables year-round calendar 

Apr 3, 2024
District receives unmodified fiscal audit.
Education

Alachua County school district clarifies book challenge policy

Feb 7, 2024
Staff attorney said she is treating policy guides as living documents.
Education

Split school board approves Andrew contract 

Feb 7, 2024
Superintendent still must approve offer before it takes effect.
Education

School board to vote on superintendent contract 

Feb 5, 2024
New three-year contract on agenda for Tuesday’s meeting.
Education

Metcalfe, Rawlings to switch to year-round school

Feb 2, 2024
ACPS one of three districts selected for four-year state pilot program.
Education

School board prepares for Lake Forest external operator 

Jan 18, 2024
Citizens attend meeting to complain about discontinued courtesy busing.
Education

School board moves rezoning timeline back to 2025

Jan 12, 2024
Superintendent recommends not to approve proposed maps, continue working.
Education

School board delays superintendent contract discussion

Dec 6, 2023
Citizens say superintendent pay raise is unfair to teachers.
Education

Community maintains issues with proposed school rezoning 

Nov 15, 2023
Several parents express dissatisfaction with current plans.
Education

Alachua County Public Schools to lower magnet acceptance requirements 

Nov 9, 2023
Half of students will be chosen through lottery system, up from 25%.
News

School board approves turnaround plans for Lake Forest, Idylwild 

Nov 8, 2023
Abbitt, Certain push for proactive measures such as year-round school.
Education

Alachua County School Board elects McGraw as chair 

Nov 7, 2023
McNealy to continue as vice chair as vice chair.
Education

Alachua County School Board weighs Andrew’s future 

Oct 18, 2023
Board votes against conducting superintendent search.
Education

School board examines trend data, superintendent priorities 

Oct 17, 2023
District to focus on discipline, achievement, mental health and more.
Education

School board members raise diversity questions over rezoning 

Oct 16, 2023
District staff and contractors present on process and predicted impact.
Education

School Board approves rubberized track for Hawthorne High School 

Oct 3, 2023
Board also heard concerns about eSchool cuts.
Education

SBAC workshop highlights zoning concerns 

Aug 17, 2023
Board members and citizens ask staff for more detailed information.
News

School board passes contract with SF College 

Aug 16, 2023
Board members split 3-2 over concerns about delayed information.
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