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Frankton-Lapel school board considers new superintendent contract
The Frankton-Lapel Community Schools board of trustees is meeting in special session Wednesday to discuss and take public testimony on a new contract with Superintendent Bobby Fields.
- Madison County SADD earns national recognition The Madison County Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) chapter recently received national recognition as one of the top three chapters in the country.
- Baby-sitting class offered at hospital St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital is offering a Safe Sitter class on July 17. Safe Sitter is a medically accurate baby-sitting preparation program designed for boys and girls ages 11 to 13.
- ACS could provide $100,000 to save Wigwam Anderson Community School Corp. could provide $100,000 to the group hoping to reopen the Wigwam complex if a July 8 closing date is achieved.
Indiana students to face 2 new tests next 2 years
Major changes in the state's education policies will have Indiana students taking new, different standardized tests in each of the next two academic years, officials said Monday.
- Impact Center is awarded $48,000 in city grants The city of Anderson is providing $48,250 to the Anderson Impact Center to help provide training and placement for up to 45 workers.
- Graduates awarded AFT scholarships Five local graduates were awarded scholarships by the Anderson Federation of Teachers.
- LEU credits earned by local librarians Three local librarians earned Library Education Units (LEUs) in April at the Family History Symposium held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Muncie.
- Students named to AU dean's list for spring Anderson University has announced its dean’s list for the spring semester of the 2013-2014 academic year.
- Business leaders challenged to help schools John Paugh has pledged to write a check for $50,000 if other local business leaders contribute an equal sum to help raise money for improvements at Anderson High School.
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