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Daily Local News – January 12, 2017

The graduation rate at the Monroe County Community School Corporation remains steady, and well above state and national averages; Indiana lawmakers have drafted a bill that would potentially protect high school journalists from censorship from their school administrations; Bloomington’s firefighters are in line to get salary increases, better protective gear and more days off in 2017 thanks to a re-negotiated …

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Monroe County Community School Corporation Implementing Dropout Prevention Program in Two Schools

Graduation rates at Monroe County high schools are higher than at most other schools around Indiana. But school officials say they won’t be satisfied until 100 percent of their high school seniors receive their diplomas. That’s why they’re working to implement a program called Communities In Schools to help address non-instructional issues that often become obstacles to completing high school. …

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Daily Local News – Wednesday November 30, 2016

Carrier Corporation says it has made a deal to back off on its plans to move hundreds of jobs to Mexico; The Monroe County Community School Corporation is working toward becoming a Communities In Schools affiliate in an effort to help kids stay in school; The Ellettsville Town Council is considering changing its rates for sewer service; This week, the …

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Candidates for Monroe County School Board Discuss Platforms

This fall, voters are being asked to decide three contested races for Monroe County School Board seats. In District 2, Sue Wanzer is defending her seat against candidate Jim Billingsley. Assistant News Director, Sarah Vaughan, spoke with Wanzer and Billinglsey as part of WFHB’s Candidate Forum series. We bring you an excerpt of that conversation for today’s WFHB Community Report. …

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MCCSC Working to Inform Voters of Property Tax Referendum Benefits

Supporters of the Monroe County Community School Corporation are stepping up their efforts to lobby the community to support a property tax referendum on the November ballot. The tax is expected to provide $7MM annually to local public schools. Lynn Coyne is one of the tri-chairs of the Yes for MCCSC Committee, which kicked off its campaign earlier this month. …

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Daily Local News – September 12, 2016

The Bloomington Police Department has yet to catch the masked man who broke in through unlocked doors in the middle of the night in several attacks that took place last week; The City of Bloomington is exploring the possibility of purchasing the city’s only strip club, Night Moves, as well as other nearby properties on South Walnut Street; Democratic candidate …

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Monroe County Community School Corporation Completes Tablet Tech Pilot Program

Kacey Ross looks into the results of a new technology program at the Monroe County Community School Corporation. The program was initiated at the beginning of the 2015 school year. The one-to-one program puts a tablet device into the hands of each student. Many community members wonder if the program has been successful. This WFHB Community Report was produced by …

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Accountability Grades Released for Monroe County Schools

The Indiana Department of Education has released its A-F accountability grades for 2015. Monroe County Community School Corporation has maintained its overall A grade from last year, and Fairview Elementary has achieved a C grade after three consecutive years of F grades. Under recent changes enacted by the State General Assembly, no school was able to receive a lower grade …

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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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A Case Is Made For A New School Referendum Based On The Success Of The Past

Property owners will again be asked to pay additional taxes to help support the Monroe County Community School Corporation. Last week the League of Women Voters hosted a talk by MCCSC Superintendent Judy DeMuth regarding the use of the funds received after voters passed the funding referendum in 2010. League President Doris Wittenburg said Monroe County students were fortunate, because …

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