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ISD 166 discusses handbooks, pre-K and the November vote

ISD166 met to review minor changes in several staff and student handbooks as well as schedule some public events leading up to the November bond and levy voter issues.


Superintendent Dr. Bill Crandall

ISD 166 board discusses communications goal

ISD 166 school board goals include improved community communications. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Dr. Bill Crandall.


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"Slower and Louder" is an education system that doesn't work

Great Expectations Charter School has renewed its association with it’s “authorizer” for another five year contract.


Superintendent Dr. Bill Crandall

New ISD166 superintendent discusses budgets and new staff

This week was Dr. Bill Crandall’s first ISD166 school board meeting as shared superintendent with the Lake Superior District. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with the new superintendent.


Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 Superintendent moves to North Dakota district

The ISD166 budget is set for the next school year, but it’s dependent on two funding initiatives that need to pass.


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School board opts for two measures on November ballot

The Cook County School board will have two measures on the November ballot for Cook County voters to decide on funding ISD 166.

WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs has this report. 


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GES greenhouse sale was biggest ever

The Great Expectations School greenhouse sale was the largest ever, and, as far as testing is concerned, the 8th Graders all above average.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with GES administrator


Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 board disagrees over expulsion

ISD166 school board members have a tie vote on two expulsions and set a date for in-depth levy and bond discussions. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Beth Schwarz.
 


Student-created art from the 2016 Oshki Ogimaag 'Public Art Project'

Oshki Ogimaag "Public Art Project" exhibit on Thursday, May 12

Jana Berka spoke with Oshki Ogimaag's Belle Janicek about Oshki's participation in the “Public Art Project” which features artwork created by Oshki Ogimaag students.


Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 revenues discussed by school board

The ISD166 school board this week discussed two approaches to funding sliding revenues.