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LINCOLN CONSOLIDATE SCHOOLS CELEBRATES OUR SCHOOL BOARD LEADERS

LINCOLN CONSOLIDATE SCHOOLS CELEBRATES OUR SCHOOL BOARD LEADERS

Press release Ypsilanti, MI ­­_ January is School Board Recognition Month and Lincoln Consolidated Schools is joining 541 local and 56 intermediate school districts across the state to thank these community volunteers for their untiring dedication to public education.    “Serving on a school board has been described as the ‘toughest volunteer job in America.’ Yet […]

Positive budget amendment adopted

Press release It is with great pleasure that the Lincoln Board of Education and Administration announce the adoption of a revised 2016-17 budget projecting a positive fund equity of $5,217,668 for the year, resulting in an 11.97% fund balance as a percent of expenditures. Lincoln was removed from the state-imposed Deficit Elimination Planin December following a […]

Lincoln Consolidated Schools Increases Substitute Paraprofessional pay

Ypsilanti, MI— Lincoln Consolidated Schools is pleased to report the adoption of a pay rate increase for substitute paraprofessionals to $10.00 per hour, up from $8.50 per hour.  This follows an increase for substitute teachers to $90 per day earlier in the school year.  The pay increase is expected to address the disadvantage Lincoln has faced while […]

Does school attendance affect student achievement?

Superintendant Bryan Girbach National research is clear, attendance does matter. Every day missed is a lost opportunity for a child to learn. The National Center for Educational Research states, “Teacher effectiveness is the strongest school-relateddeterminant of student success, but chronic student absence reduces even the best teacher’s ability toprovide learning opportunities.” Research also shows that […]

Students raise funds for education

By Jocye Ervin In school news for December, Symons Elementary held a 50s-style Dance-A-Thon to raise funds for educational field trips, enrichment programs, teacher mini-grants and free family events. The Parent Teacher Organization that sponsored the program set their goal at $7,000 and were happy to report they raised more than $8,400 for the causes. […]

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