Albion schools

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.
Albion Schools
11:00 am
Mon May 20, 2013

Battle Creek Enquirer: Albion, Marshall hope for state aid to help transition

Albion High School
Credit Albion Public Schools

The decision to close Albion High School last week means big changes for that district and neighboring Marshall schools where most of the high school students will likely end up.

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9:41 pm
Sun May 19, 2013

Albion, Marshall look for state aid to merge high schools

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Calhoun County lawmakers hope the state will help with costs of transition
Wheels are turning in Lansing as local lawmakers look for state funds to help school districts in Albion and Marshall merge their high schools. In an email Friday to the Enquirer, Marshall Public Schools Superintendent Randy Davis said he and his Albion counterpart had asked the state to fund five new positions to train staff and help students as Albion high schoolers are sent to Marshall this fall.
2:31 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

Race an issue in Albion students transferring to Marshall

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Students from mostly African-American Albion could up in mostly white Marshall after decision to close Albion High School
ALBION - As midnight neared Tuesday at Albion High School, Vic Potter, the Marshall school board president, approached Christina Womack in the hallway and offered his hand. Moments before, the Albion Board of Education had voted to close Albion High and send its students to Marshall.
Albion Schools
6:25 am
Wed May 15, 2013

Albion School Board votes to close high school

Albion High School
Credit Albion Public Schools

Interview with Justin Hinkley


Albion School Board members have voted to close the district's high school to cover a projected $1-million shortfall for next year.  The Battle Creek Enquirer reports the board voted 5-1 Tuesday night to become a K-8 district

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