September 2, 2015

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Wellington schools lay off 24

WELLINGTON — The Wellington Schools teaching staff was hit the hardest this month when the administration handed out layoff notices to 24 employees. The notices were handed out March 13 to 11 teachers from the elementary, middle and high schools as well as five intervention specialists, cleaners, a secretary, a cafeteria aide and a bus Read More…

Wellington floats idea of eighth graders at high school

WELLINGTON — Groups of parents and teachers gathered at a Board of Education meeting Tuesday night, largely concerned about the possibility of changes at Wellington Schools as the district continues to make cutbacks. Last month, interim Superintendent Stanley Mounts unveiled a detailed proposal to cut $2.4 million from the budget in order to bring the Read More…

Elyria board president: No rush to name new superintendent

ELYRIA — If the Elyria school board thought it best last week to retrench from its superintendent search after recent weeks of controversy, the blow dealt Monday with the announcement that Huron Superintendent Dennis Muratori doesn’t want the job shows further proof the board has a ways to go in finding the district’s next leader. Read More…

Elyria school board blasted for lack of transparency

ELYRIA — The Elyria school board is being called out for its lack of transparency by those who said they inquired about the vacant board seat but heard nothing until school board members picked Don Boddy’s replacement in a closed-door meeting. In the two weeks between Boddy’s Feb. 18 resignation from the board and the Read More…

Lorain narrows superintendent list to 3

LORAIN — The three finalists to become the new Lorain Schools superintendent are expected to be announced today. The three were chosen Thursday by Superintendent Search Committee members from among seven semi-finalists. Each member of the 10-member committee chose three candidates and the three with the most points were selected, according to Mitchell Fallis, a Read More…