Springfield school board http://wuis.org en Parents Urge186 Board To Pose Property Tax Referendum http://wuis.org/post/parents-urge186-board-pose-property-tax-referendum <p>A group of parents who have students in Springfield public schools took their push for a property tax increase before the District 186 board last night. They’re pursuing the issue - despite the fact the school board vice president recently proposed the idea of a 1% county-wide sales tax increase. Supporters of the property tax idea say it would benefit the general education fund while the sales tax hike, by law, would be used for building needs.</p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 17:15:14 +0000 Rachel Otwell 11453 at http://wuis.org Parents Urge186 Board To Pose Property Tax Referendum 186 School Brd. Discusses Residency Requirement – Reappoints Leming http://wuis.org/post/186-school-brd-discusses-residency-requirement-reappoints-leming <p style="border: 0px; margin-bottom: 24px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Bitstream Charter', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">The Springfield school board continues to discuss a rule on the books that requires administrators to live within district 186 boundaries. Vice president Adam Lopez has adopted the cause, saying the policy should either be enforced, or removed from regulations. It’s his wish to enforce it. But board member Donna Moore questioned&nbsp;the need for the policy:</p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 16:29:15 +0000 Rachel Otwell 4467 at http://wuis.org 186 School Brd. Discusses Residency Requirement – Reappoints Leming Interview: Springfield School Board Prez Chuck Flamini http://wuis.org/post/interview-springfield-school-board-prez-chuck-flamini <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Bitstream Charter', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">The Springfield school board has four new members, they were seated last month. WUIS has brought you interviews with three of them, today we speak with the fourth – Chuck Flamini, who also is the new school board president. In this interview he tells us about his background with the district, the search for a new superintendent, the district budget, and more:</span></p><p></p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 16:26:28 +0000 Rachel Otwell 4052 at http://wuis.org Interview: Springfield School Board Prez Chuck Flamini New 186 School Board Starts Off With Tense Meeting http://wuis.org/post/new-186-school-board-starts-tense-meeting <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Bitstream Charter', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Tensions were high at last night’s (5/6) Springfield district 186&nbsp;school board meeting as the&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Bitstream Charter', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">new board was seated and a president and vice president were appointed.</span></p> Tue, 07 May 2013 14:55:57 +0000 Rachel Otwell 2280 at http://wuis.org New 186 School Board Starts Off With Tense Meeting