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Outside firm brought in to review school activity funds calls for unspecified changes
Unfazed by legal deterrents to removing elected officials in Virginia, a group of Mecklenburg County citizens is pushing forward with its plans to remove six of nine members of the School Board and overturn the recently-renegotiated contract of Superintendent of Schools Dr. James Thornton.
Supervisors, trustees reach no conclusions on what’s next for outdated facilities
The Mecklenburg County school division may use a little-known state law that authorizes energy savings performance contracts to upgrade outdated school buildings without paying upfront for the costs of repairs.
Analysis of SOL tests turns up weaknesses
Mecklenburg County Superintendent of Schools Dr. James Thornton spent part of the August meeting of school trustees presenting his own analysis of the cost to build a new consolidated high school in Mecklenburg County in response to a recent analysis put forth by County Administrator Wayne Carter.
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