Up-Island Schools Begin Planning for Return of All Students
Maia Coleman
The up-Island school committee heard updates this week on school re-opening and bringing the entire student body back to the building.
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Up-Island Schools Mull Their Own Reopening Plans
Maia Coleman
The up-Island school committee this week weighed proposals to allow in-person learning for younger students in its reopening plan, although no final decision was made.
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Up-Island School Committee Backs $12.6 Million Budget
Aaron Wilson
The up-Island regional district school committee voted Monday night to certify a $12.6 million budget for the coming fiscal year, roughly a three per cent increase over last year.
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Up-Island School Committee Postpones Vote on Budget
Will Sennott
With an eye toward trimming expenses, the up-Island regional school district committee this week postponed voting on a budget for the next fiscal year.
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Up-Island School District Certifies Budget
Heather Hamacek

The up-Island regional school committee voted last week to certify a $11.5 million budget.

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Selectmen Balk at Shifting School Choice Money
Steve Myrick

Edgartown selectmen Monday asked school officials to put the brakes on a proposal to change the way school choice funds are allocated through the superintendent’s shared services budget.

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School Choice in Up-Island District Will Become More Equitable
Heather Hamacek

Students in the up-Island school district will be given more free rein in the near future on choosing which school to attend, the district committee decided this week.

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Chilmark School Building Repairs Eat Up Funds
Heather Hamacek

A renovation project at the Chilmark School went slightly over budget this summer, leaving not enough cash on hand to address a faulty boiler in the school heating system. Members of the up-Island district committee discussed the problem.

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After Failed Override, Up-Island School Leaders Confront Budget Quandary
Olivia Hull

Faced with a large deficit in school funding in West Tisbury, up-Island school committee members agreed to cut $166,000 from the district budget at a somber meeting Monday. The committee meets again Thursday.

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Up-Island School District Decides Against School Resource Officer
Sydney Bender

The up-Island regional school committee voted Monday to remove a much-debated school resource officer position from their $10.7 million draft budget, following another lengthy discussion on the financial plan for 2016.

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