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School superintendent column: Bond funding put to good use

With construction on the high school campus starting in October 2016, this seemed like a good time to update everyone about how your hard-earned dollars are being put to good use in the form of school bonds. It’s been a long road to get t...

By Catherine Scott, SHUSD Superintendent|


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    The Latest: Superintendent: Training saved students' lives

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    Audit: Take back $3.4M in FEMA money from Mississippi school

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) Auditors say the Federal Emergency Management Agency should take back nearly all of $3.5 million in grants approved for a church-run school in coastal Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina, though a school official says it...

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    A closer look as deadline for Chicago teachers strike nears

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    By Sophia Tareen, Associated Press|

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    More than another call: Chief talks about school shooting

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    By Kate Brumback And Jay Reeves, Associated Press|

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    Police report gives new details on racial dustup at Missouri

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Witnesses told police a racial slur that rekindled unrest at the University of Missouri came from a white woman walking with a group of seemingly intoxicated students toppling trash cans, according a campus police report...

    By Jim Suhr, Associated Press|

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    Islamic school, township settle lawsuit over zoning denial

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    By Corey Williams, Associated Press|

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    Ohio man charged with killing adult daughter has $4.5M bond

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    By Mark Gillispie, Associated Press|

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    APNewsBreak: California to ban some pesticides near schools

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) California is moving to ban farmers from spraying pesticides into the air near schools and day care centers under a newly proposed rule that will be among the nation's toughest, regulators told The Associated Press on...

    By Scott Smith, Associated Press|

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    Report: Collapsed decks were 'structurally unsound'

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    Missouri students won't be sanctioned for video about slaves

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