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School supt. to resign

  ABSS superintendent William "Bruce" Benson has decided to resign his post. Benson has notified school board members he intends to leave by Jan. 1, 2022; in a subsequent announcement, the...

Another (fourth) COVID-19 cluster confirmed in an ABSS school

School officials announced Friday afternoon that the county’s health department has identified another school – the school system’s fourth this month – has a cluster of COVID-19 cases. Garrett Elementary...

School board OKs bonuses for school nurses and bus drivers

Alamance-Burlington school board members have voted unanimously to award a $500 monthly bonus, which will be made retroactive to August, to 36 school nurses who’ve taken on extra duties...

Supt.: Rebranding campaign, new logo will help improve school system

Matters of promotion and marketing are, at most, a mere marginal note in a strategic plan that the Alamance-Burlington school system has recently developed. But the way that the schools...

Some school board members concerned that quarantined students have received no instruction since school...

Several Alamance-Burlington school board members seemed flabbergasted last week to learn that the school system’s administration hasn’t put a plan in place to ensure that students who are required...

School board reverses last week’s decision, votes 4-2 to extend $1.3M contract for sanitation...

School board reverses last week's 2-5 vote against the same contract During a special-called meeting that was ostensibly held to discuss providing an option to allow quarantined students to participate...

ABSS to lease office building on South Main St. in Burlington for EC &...

Alamance-Burlington school board members have voted unanimously to approve a 2-year lease for an office building at 1211 South Main Street in Burlington to use as offices for about...

School board debates: should ABSS require Covid vaccinations, testing?

Alamance-Burlington school board members hesitated this week to apply for a federally-funded grant that would be used to hire 35 Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) and six Registered Nurses to...

Three ABSS schools have cluster of COVID-19 cases

Three ABSS school have identified by school officials as having a cluster of COVID-19 cases.  A cluster is defined by health officials as when five or more cases can...

Four-year graduation rate for ABSS reaches 87.3 percent in 2020-21

The Alamance-Burlington school system’s four-year graduation rate reached 87.3 percent for the 2020-21 school year, topping the statewide graduation rate for the first time in recent memory, based on...

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