Kalamazoo School Board

6:16 am
Fri January 10, 2014

Kalamazoo School Board re-elects top officers

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Patti Sholler-Barber remains president, Carol McGlinn vice president of board
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO — Patti Sholler-Barber was re-elected president of the Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education Thursday night for 2014, retaining to a role that she has held since July 2011.
7:39 am
Fri April 12, 2013

Kalamazoo School Board says Superintendent Michael Rice "exceeds expectations" in evaluation

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Board says vote on superintendent evaluation was unanimous
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo Public Schools Superintendent Michael Rice received a glowing evaluation from his school board Thursday, which said he "continues to make exceptional progress in leading our district."
9:33 am
Fri March 15, 2013

KPS Superintendent Rice calls for state to "substantially" increase investment in children

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Rice says he wants people to see spending on education and support services as a moral issue to ensure all children have an equal opportunity in life.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo Public Schools Superintendent Michael Rice says that Michigan needs to spend "substantially" more on K-12 education and other services that support low-income children and other youngsters with special needs. "I'm calling for a substantially larger investment in children," Rice said in a presentation to his board Thursday on educational funding.
6:44 am
Thu February 21, 2013

Report finds KPS's Rice is third in compensation among Michigan Superintendents

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Mackinac Center report compares salary and other compensation of district leaders. School Board Vice President says Rice is worth the money.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo Public Schools Superintendent Michael Rice has a compensation package worth $280,468, the third largest in the state among Michigan K-12 superintendents, according to a online database posted Wednesday by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. The state's highest-paid superintendency is Utica Community Schools, where the superintendent's package is worth a total of $300,789.
6:14 am
Fri February 15, 2013

Kalamazoo School Board votes to put bond proposal on ballot

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Proposal would pay for facilities improvements. It would cost the owner of a $100,000 home about $35 a year,
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education voted 7-0 Thursday to put a $62 million bond request on the May 7 ballot. The trustees passed the motion with little discussion, saying it was discussed at length at the Jan. 24 board meeting.

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