Albion schools

6:18 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Marshall School Board approves agreement to accept Albion high school students

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One-year agreement would be renewed each year until one of the two district opts out.
MARSHALL - The Marshall Board of Education unanimously approved an agreement that will send Albion high schoolers west to Marshall High for their education in the fall. Marshall board members and Albion Board of Education President Al Pheley, who was in the audience, said the deal, called the Cooperative Education Program Agreement, is a historic -- and exciting -- move for both districts.
10:39 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Albion School Board lays off high school staff

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Layoffs follow decision two weeks ago to close Albion High School
ALBION - More than 100 years of combined educational experience was let go from Albion Public Schools Tuesday as the Board of Education worked to finish a cost-cutting plan that will send its high schoolers to Marshall. The board voted 5-0 Tuesday, with Trustee Vivian Davis absent, to lay off 14 high school teachers and paraprofessionals.
7:14 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Battle Creek activist protests closing of Albion High School

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Albion School Board voted May 14th to close high school
Bobby Holley left Battle Creek Central High School, planning to crawl to Albion to protest the closure of Albion High.
7:31 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Forum held in Marshall on merger of high school with Albion

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Vote on cooperative agreement is scheduled for next week
MARSHALL - Marshall Karen Diatta was the first to speak. She was fairly new to Marshall, she said, and her youngest child was in the the city's elementary school system. In her short time in the historic town, Diatta said she has quickly noticed that the school system creates a strong bond among students early on.
6:29 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Marshall School Board approves first part of elementary school reconfiguration

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Change is part of three year plan to shift grade levels among schools
MARSHALL - A dramatic remake of Marshall Public Schools was on the table Monday as the Marshall school board approved the first part of a three-year elementary reconfiguration plan and got its first look at the contract that would allow Marshall to absorb Albion high schoolers.