Albion-Marshall merger

8:18 pm
Sun March 30, 2014

Albion Rallies Around K-8 Distrcit

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This is first school year of combined high school for Albion and Marshall
ALBION - A school bus pulled up outside Albion's First United Methodist Church on a recent Tuesday, and a handful of kids poured out. Backpacks slung over their shoulders, the students - most of them older, nearing high school age, but one of them in an upper elementary grade - were greeted at the door by an assistant teacher and an intern from Kellogg Community College.
7:26 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

Albion Superintendent Willing to Stay on Part-Time

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Jerri Lynn-Williams has served as both principal and superintendent of kindergarten through eighth grade students in Albion
ALBION - Jerri-Lynn Williams-Harper said Monday she would stay on as superintendent of Albion Public Schools - even part-time - if the school board split the superintendent and principal positions. Williams-Harper announced in December she would resign from Albion at the end of this school year "to take some other pathways."
6:18 am
Wed June 12, 2013

Albion School Board approves deal to send high school students to Marshall

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Albion High School will close after this school year. Marshall approved the agreement in May
ALBION - After another marathon discussion, the Albion Board of Education on Tuesday made official its earlier decision to send Albion high schoolers to Marshall. The board voted 6-0, with Trustee Vivian Davis absent and newly appointed Trustee Kevin Metz casting his first vote, to approve an agreement with Marshall Public Schools that cements the Albion board's May 14 decision to send its high schoolers to Marshall.
10:36 am
Wed June 5, 2013

Financially troubled school districts could close or consolidate

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Albion's closing of high school one of many decision in state made to deal with financial problems
Insolvent school districts could be shut down and their students sent to neighboring districts within three weeks under bipartisan legislation proposed by two Michigan lawmakers. State Reps. David Rutledge, D-Ypsilanti, and Bill Rogers, R-Brighton, introduced a bill last week to allow the state to dissolve districts that run out of cash.
6:07 am
Wed June 5, 2013

Albion delays agreement for high school students to go to Marshall

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Albion school board voted last month to close district's high school
ALBION - The Albion school board on Tuesday tabled a contract that would formalize the merger of Albion and Marshall high schools as a meeting meant to last 30 minutes stretched to 2½hours of impassioned comment from officials and residents.