Posts With Keyword ‘Dr. Randy Flack’

Knoxville Superintendent Weighs in on Administration Consolidation Proposal

Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Democratic Senator Matt McCoy of Des Moines is proposing the elimination of more than 200 public school superintendent positions, claiming it will save the state between $20 and $40 million a year.

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Knoxville School Board Proposes a 1.5% Increase

Posted: Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Knoxville School Board approved their initial proposal for the 2011-2012 master contract at their meeting Monday.

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Local Educators React To Governor’s Preschool Proposal

Posted: Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 at 6:29 am

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Governor Terry Brandstad has unveiled his plan for Iowa’s pre-school programs.

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Knoxville School Board Continues to Consider the One-to-One Laptop Program

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Knoxville School Board continues to look into adding technology advancements in the district including the possibility of implementing a one-to-one laptop program.

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Knoxville Education Association Requests a Total Package Increase

Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Knoxville Education Association submitted their initial proposal for the 2011-2012 master contract to the School board at their meeting this week.

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Knoxville Schools Continue to Explore Additional Technology Opportunities

Posted: Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Knoxville School Board continues to move forward with exploring opportunities to enhance technology use in the district.

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Knoxville Chamber Award Winners Announced

Posted: Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Five individuals and two businesses will be honored later this month at the 2011 Knoxville Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet.

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Knoxville Superintendent Says Tying Teacher Pay to Achievement is a Complex Issue

Posted: Monday, January 17th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Iowa’s new Department of Education Director Jason Glass is proposing reform that would tie teacher pay increases to achievement in test scores and annual evaluations.

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Knoxville Superintendent Says Three Main Legislative Issues Could Impact the District

Posted: Thursday, January 13th, 2011 at 6:26 am

This year’s legislative session will likely have a large impact on our local school districts.

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Mobley Recieves School Business Official Certification

Posted: Wednesday, January 12th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Knoxville School District Business Manager Craig Mobley was recognized at this week’s school board meeting for receiving the Certified Administrator of School Finance and Operations certification by the Association for School Business Officials International.

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Many Local High School Students Enrolled in College Courses

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The majority of school districts today have options available for students to be able to obtain college credit by taking select courses while they are still in high school and several Marion County youth are tacking advantage of this opportunity.

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Knoxville Schools Apply for Construction and Fire Safety Grants

Posted: Wednesday, December 15th, 2010 at 6:28 am
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The Knoxville School District has been discussing ways to save energy costs for months now and as the projects move forward there may be funds available to help make the necessary improvements.

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PBIS Seems to Be Working Well in Knoxville’s Elementary Schools

Posted: Saturday, November 27th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Knoxville School Board received an update and presentation at their meeting this week about the Positive Behavior and Intervention Supports program that is being used at Northstar and West Elementary.

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21st Century Skills Committee Works to Identity Necessary Skills

Posted: Friday, November 26th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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A new committee that was recently established in the Knoxville School District held their initial meeting recently and is working together to develop new ways to teach local students.

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Knoxville School District Celebrates Their Blue Ribbon Award

Posted: Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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A new piece of hardware now belongs to the Knoxville School District.

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Knoxville School Board and Administration Discusses Technology

Posted: Monday, November 15th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Knoxville School District is continually working to implement new technology in our local schools.

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Knoxville Middle School TAG Program Continues to Improve

Posted: Saturday, November 13th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Over the past few years, the Knoxville Middle School has revamped their Talented and Gifted Student program and the progress was showcased at this week’s Knoxville School Board Meeting.

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Field Trip Waiver Policy in Knoxville and Pella

Posted: Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 at 6:27 am

The Iowa Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of a family who sued the University of Northern Iowa after their child was injured on a field trip saying the waiver they signed was against public policy.

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Knoxville City Council Meets Tonight

Posted: Monday, November 1st, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Knoxville City Council will meet in regular session this evening.

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Knoxville School Board Meeting Recap

Posted: Sunday, October 31st, 2010 at 6:24 am

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At the Knoxville School Board meeting this week the board received a brief explanation of how the school audit process works from Business Manager Craig Mobley, approved the School Finance Committee and appointed members to the 21st Century Skills Committee.

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