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USD 383 Board of Education, June 2, 2021 Kathy Dzewaltowski, observer During public comment time at the start of the meeting, 27 citizens addressed the board in regards to the culturally responsive teaching and learning curriculum the board had voted … Continue reading

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USD 383 Board of Education, May 19, 2021

During the public comment period at the start of the meeting, nine citizens addressed the board. All nine expressed concerns about the BetterLesson for Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning Training that the board had approved to purchase on April 21. … Continue reading

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Law Board Meeting, Monday April 19, 2021

Observer: Greg Wurst There was a discussion on what constituted “Use of Force” from a report on the consent agenda. Definitions and counting methods were clarified.Proclamations were read designating National Corrections Officer Week and National Police Day. The Fraternal Order … Continue reading

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USD 383 Board of Education, Sept. 16, 2020

Kathy Dzewaltowski, observer The bulk of the meeting focused on the hybrid learning model, which involves students attending school two days a week and receiving remote instruction the other three days. During public comment, several parents addressed the board and … Continue reading

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USD 383 Board of Education, Sept. 2, 2020

Kathy Dzewaltowski, observer A few parents attended the meeting to address the board in-person and express their frustrations with the remote learning model. Other parents had submitted written comments, which were read aloud. The NEA-Manhattan Ogden representative said a lot … Continue reading

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Riley County Law Board, Monday, August 17, 2020.

Observer: Greg Wurst The Riley County Law Board met at noon on Monday, August 17, 2020. The Fraternal Order of Police representative gave a report. Tori Lamb received a Letter of Appreciation for assisting with an injury accident.  Amber Fornier … Continue reading

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USD 383 Board of Education, July 24, 2020

Kathy Dzewaltowski, observer Special meeting: The Board of Education held a special meeting via Zoom to determine the start date for the 2020-21 school year. Gov. Kelly had issued an executive order to delay schools opening until after Labor Day. … Continue reading

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USD 383 Board of Education, July 15, 2020

Kathy Dzewaltowski, observer Work session: The board held a work session to discuss plans for re-opening schools.The governor plans to issue an executive order on July 20 that will prohibit re-opening schools until after Labor Day, so district administration will … Continue reading

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USD 383 Board of Education, April 1, 2020

Kathy Dzewaltowski, observer The board approved the waiver application to the Kansas Dept. of Education for the district’s Continuous Learning Plan for the remainder of the school year. The waiver application requested an exemption from the number of attendance hours … Continue reading

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USD 383 Board of Education, March 18, 2020

Kathy Dzewaltowski, observer The board spent the bulk of the meeting discussing the impact of COVID-19 (the novel coronavirus) and Gov. Kelly’s order that all schools would be closed for the remainder of the semester. Dr. Marvin Wade, Superintendent, reminded … Continue reading

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