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Centralia City School Board Approved Assurances for Rising Star Program

By Will Doolin, WJBD News

The Centralia City School Board approved assurances for the Rising Star program Tuesday evening.  Rising Star is a state program that the schools are required to have for school and district improvement.  The program utilizes research-based curriculums and tools.  Teachers and staff will have training at Kaskaskia College over the program.  

The Board was given the special education enrollment report.  The Board was informed 20-percent of the student body is made up of individualized education program students, with the state average at 15-percent.  There are 262 IEP students in the program, with a gain of 26 new students.  

In other Board action, the Board approved the Health Life Safety Amendments for CJHS, Jordan, Lincoln, Schiller, and Field Schools.  The Board approved the district report card, with more information to be available at next month's board meeting.  The Board reviewed and approved the estimated employee in-district travel allowance for 2012-2013.  

The Board approved the superintendent to solicit bids for replacing the final phase of roof at CJHS.  The Board also approved the consent agenda items consisting of bills and payroll, field trips, and the application for the Illinois State Library Grant.  

In personnel action, the Board approved the retirement of maintenance coordinator Harry Warren at the end of the 2012 - 2013 fiscal school year.  The Board appointed Debra Nottmeyer and Rita Carpenter designees to act on behalf of the Board Secretary in matters related to the April 9, 2013, School Board Election.

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