Columbia School Board Discusses Autonomous Schools

5 years 8 months 4 weeks ago Tuesday, March 13 2012 Mar 13, 2012 Tuesday, March 13, 2012 6:42:00 AM CDT March 13, 2012 in News
By: Justin Prochaska
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COLUMBIA - The Columbia School Board saw a presentation at the school board meeting Monday night about possibly transforming three schools into autonomous schools.

The three schools in question are all elementaries: Benton, Lee and Ridgeway.

The autonomous schools would be able to establish their own rules and regulations independent of the district. Some of their own rules and regulations include establishing their own budget, making their own calendars and managing their own curriculum.

The principal of Ridgeway Elementary School hopes to have a final plan in place by spring.

 

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