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MCCSC District 4 Candidates on Preparing Kids for Success

This fall, voters are being asked to decide three contested races for Monroe County School Board seats. Sue Wanzer is facing competitor Jim Billingsly for her District 2 seat, Lois Sabo-Skelton is defending her seat against candidate Martin Spechler, and in District 4, candidates Cathy Fuentes-Rohwer and Jim Shackelford are competing for the seat being vacated by David Sabbagh. Assistant …

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Daily Local News – September 19, 2016

Bloomington police have changed their minds about the connection between several recent break-ins, one of which involved a rape; A live alligator was found today on Interstate 465 in Indianapolis. Indiana State Troopers responded to reports of a two foot long alligator on the shoulder; New data from the Census Bureau shows Indiana continuing to recover from the recession, but …

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Hola Bloomington – June 3, 2016

La locutora de Hola Bloomington Maria Auxiliadora Viloria entrevista a maestras de español Gabriela Coolidge (maestra de español en la Escuela Primaria Childs), y Adriana Spencer (maestra de español en la Escuela Primaria University) quienes desarrollaron un proyecto de intercambio de arte y literatura bilingüe. También se habla con Cynthia Roberts de CUBAmistad y Debbi Conkle de las ciudades hermanas …

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Hola Bloomington – May 20, 2016

Las locutoras de Hola Bloomington Maria Auxiliadora Viloria y Araceli Gómez-Aldana entrevistan a estudiantes de nuestra comunidad que terminan su año escolar. Se habla sobre sus logros, actividades extracurriculares y planes para el verano. Hola Bloomington’s hosts Maria Auxiliadora Viloria and Araceli Gómez-Aldana interview local students who are finishing up their school year. They discuss their academic achievements, extracurricular activities …

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Daily Local News – December 16, 2015

Monroe County Community School Corporation board members lambasted the state legislature at the end of a meeting last night; City officials have offered mostly praise for a new set of conceptual designs for the Switchyard Park; The Bloomington Commission on Sustainability is setting its agenda for the new year. FEATURE Rent in Bloomington is higher on average than in any …

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Daily Local News – September 30, 2015

The Monroe County Community school board approved a collective agreement with its teachers yesterday; Fish and Wildlife officials are urging residents to obey fishing laws in hopes of keeping Asian carp out of Monroe Lake; Duke energy has reached a new settlement with its consumers that is expected to lower consumer costs; The City of Bloomington has set this year’s …

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MCCSC Board Approves Collective Bargaining Agreement

The Monroe County Community school board approved a collective agreement with its teachers yesterday. The Board of Trustees of the Monroe County Community School Corporation reviewed the tentative three-year agreement between the Corporation and the local teachers’ union, the Monroe County Education Association. The Attorney for the MCCSC, Charles Rubright [RU-bright], introduced the proposed agreement to the board. Legislation passed …

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MCCSC Seeks Renewal of Property Tax

The Monroe County Community School Corporation has been considering asking local voters to renew a special property tax introduced in 2011. The levy was approved by 63 percent of voters in 2010. That vote put the tax in place for six years. It’s set to expire at the end of 2016.  Property owners are charged an extra fourteen-cents on every …

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Local Residents Set to be Surveyed about Monroe County Community Schools

The Monroe County Community School Corporation is planning to survey local residents about their views on education issues. Superintendent Judy DeMuth told the school board about the survey at a work session May 12th. “We have added a couple of questions, one that really targets preschool and of course a question about technology”,  Demuth explains about the new survey. DeMuth …

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MCCSC budget includes $4 million for technology upgrades

The Monroe County Community School Corporation is on track to spend up to $4 million on technology upgrades. The Corporation’s School Board approved the spending at a meeting October 28th. Part of the funding will go toward fulfilling the Corporation’s one-to-one technology initiative, which aims to provide every high school student with an iPad or other mobile device. Board member …

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