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> Minutes from this week’s school board meeting were posted this week here. Highlights include: Budget update including $1.5 million potential budget reductions including 10% reduction in administrative costs ($250,000) 4% reduction in teaching salaries ($750,000)


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> There will be a budget presentation for the public on January 26, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. in the Middle School Multi-Purpose Room. Although poorly documented on the district’s web page, the purpose of the meeting


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> Octorara school board member John McCartney of West Sadsbury went on the record over the weekend for being concerned for his safety as a school board member. According to statements made on Civic Journalist blog, 


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> OCTORARA AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT WORK SESSION  January 10, 2011 – 7:30 p.m. (Notes in blue) 1.       Roll Call – All present 2. Presentations: A. Budget – Daniel Carsley – No changes have been made to


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> Debbie Wygent continues her ‘never say die’ effort to keep the residents of the Octorara Area School District up-to-date with her latest post on the reorganization of the School Board at the December 13th board


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> Without a weekly newspaper it is next to impossible to know the business before the school board and what district administrators and board members are doing to improve education while keeping costs down. A new


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>Ellen Brown does a nice job with documenting this year’s intense (as always!) Octoara School Board budget discussions. Check it out at: http://www.octorara.blogspot.com/ .


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>In the absence of a weekly newspaper to keep us in the loop about what the Octorara School Board is up to, a new blog has appeared to keep all of us informed. The blog, “Civic


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