Clinic is no lemon
Why do the folks at Berea Independent think of their school health clinic as making lemonade out of lemons? The district got more than it bargained for when health department nurses were priced out of its range this year, and students, staff and families benefited.
Let it snow
It’s easy to forget the pain of snow days after a couple of mild winters, but, as they say, forewarned is forearmed. With more treacherous winters in mind, some districts have formulated bus routes that can be used when conditions are iffy.
Affordable Care Act
Besides the usual assorted academic data, Kentucky school districts are now collecting another set of figures as they keep tabs on the time their variable-hours employees put in. It’s just one of the aspects of the Affordable Care Act that affects school systems.
Spotlight on new training
This year’s KSBA Fall Regional Meetings put training in the spotlight, as attendees got a preview of some new – and newly required – offerings, from superintendent evaluations to board member ethics. And the focus on finance that began earlier this year continues.