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Data-driven learning measurements under fire

Data-driven learning measurements under fire

We must resist the temptation that, because we can measure, we should. – National Association of Independent Schools I am entirely certain that 20 years from now we will look back at education as it is practiced in most schools today and wonder that we could have tolerated anything so primitive. – John W. Gardner, founder, Common

Candidates for the McK school board in their own words

The Union invited the three candidates running for two seats on the McKinleyville Union School District Board of Trustees to answer questions. The district oversees Morris, Dow’s Prairie and McKinleyville Middle schools. Below are their unedited responses. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3. Nicholas A. Som 1.Who are you? Give us a mini-bio I’m a

McK School District seeks new superintendent

Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE –The McKinleyville Union School District Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Thursday, Feb. 26 to discuss how to replace its superintendent. The meeting begins at 5 p.m. at the Azalea Conference Center, located at the rear of McKinleyville Middle School and 2285 Central Avenue in McKinleyville. Superintendent Michael Davies-Hughes

MUSD Recall Ditched After Resignations

Editor’s note: This is the final, updated version of this article. Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – An effort to recall members of the McKinleyville school board has been dropped following last week’s resignation of two trustees. A small group of parents decided last week that they should end the recall, citing the need

Major School Shuffle In McKinleyville

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Morris and Dow’s Prairie schools may be massively transformed in the coming school year, with all kindergarten through second-grade students going to one campus, and all third- through fifth-grade students going to the other. Both schools now serve kindergarten through fifth-grade students, with Dow’s offering a traditional academic

Hooven Takes Commanding Lead; ‘McCarthy Educational Team’ Wins MUSD Seats

Union Staff Report McKINLEYVILLE – Husband and wife candidates John and Mary McCarthy will get to serve together on the McKinleyville Union School District Board of Trustees. In Tuesday’s election, the McCarthys took second and third place in the race for three seats on the school board, which oversees Morris, Dow’s Prairie and McKinleyville Middle

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