Knox School Board Reviews ISTEP Progress, Pilot Program

Knox-School-Board-2014Knox School Superintendent A.J. Gappa reviewed a few positive results from the recent ISTEP testing and reported that the schools have been, and continue to be, in a pilot program that help to determine test questions next year. The final testing period is April 18-May 6.He reiterated that a new testing formula is to be developed by the State for the 2017-18 year.
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Culver Schools Reaches Initial Fundraising Goal for Marketing Project

Culver Community School CorporationA fundraising campaign to help the Culver Community Schools Corporation improve its marketing efforts has reached its first goal. Last week, a GoFundMe account created by a group of volunteers working on the marketing component of the school corporation’s strategic plan surpassed $6,000. That’s enough money to pay for a new brand and logo family created by VIP Branding. Continue reading

Knox School Board Tackles Truancy

Knox-School-Board-2014“Project Attend,” a plan to improve school attendance of truant students, was discussed by the Knox School Board last night. Under the plan, school officials can inform the court of the student’s attendance records, grades, behavior and what they view is the problem as to why students are not attending regularly. Continue reading