Tuesday is voting day on school district budgets

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Last year a final agreement wasn't reached until after the school year had started.

The conversion also entails gutting and refitting the house for offices, paving parking spaces, and installing new HVAC and sanitation systems.

Southampton School District residents will also be voting on the district's proposed $70.4 million 2018-19 budget and a contested Board of Education race.

Three New Haven schools are set to close at the end of this school year after the board of education voted on multiple proposals on Monday night.

In an effort to encourage "innovative strategies", the bill would free Ball State from reporting Muncie schools' performance via the annual A-F grades measuring school and district improvement.

The district also received a hike in state aid of $805,339, which brings the total state aid figure to $20.44 million, or 62.65 percent of the total budget.

In recent years, teachers, staff and administration have recognized the increasing needs of mainstream students unable to manage their emotions and behavior.

In Pennsylvania, this election comes after the congressional district maps were court ordered to be changed after the state supreme court ruled that they old districts had been gerrymandered. The candidates include Kaitlyn Gambina of Mastic, Danielle Warsaw of Manor Park, Marion Diener of Manorville, Larry Brown Jr. of Manorville, Christine Burst of Eastport and Tara Mazovec of South Manor. Gallo was an OUSD board member from 1992-2012.

In the Troy City School District, voters will decide upon a $111,893,389 budget, with a tax levy of $36, 832,473. Jason Shover, an incumbent, is running unopposed for his seat.

The proposed campus is for Arise's ERES Academy, a kindergarten through 8th grade school that is now housed in a building leased from a church about a mile and a half away.

Stephenson has been the Board's student representative for two years.

Gary public schools will continue to be run by its emergency manager, Peggy Hinckley, a former interim superintendent in Indianapolis Public Schools.

The proposed budget would increase the tax rate to 13.6338 mills.

The board will vote this Monday whether to approve the tentative budget.

Polls will be open in the Montauk School library from 2 to 8 p.m.

"The board has asked for additional options, and that will be part of the discussion next week as well". The cuts are phased in over three years.

Lawyers representing one of the students on the East St. Louis High School track team have sent a letter to the school district Monday morning. She will be joined on the board by newcomer Jordana Sobey, who will be replacing Stephanie Bitis, who will not be running for reelection.

The plan would then go to the architects to create drawings, with an aim to solicit bids in January/February so that construction could take place in Summer 2019.

There are two candidates for the two open seats on the School Board.

The total Durham County budget increase is $11.3 million, or 1.8 percent over the fiscal year 2017‐18 approved budget.

Current school board members, John Dunn, Jennifer Massey, Michele Skumurski and JoAnn Taylor are all seeking re-election to the board as well. Any increase to the tax rate will be offset significantly by lowered maintenance costs, the district said in its budget newsletter.

The budget also calls for a 40 percent increase in the line item of curriculum and professional development to bring that figure from $89,000 to $123,000 - as well as the addition of a summer high school credit recovery/regents retake program.