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Investigative report found school board chairman improperly signed 12 contracts; she says she’d do...

A state legislative commission concluded that the Alamance-Burlington school board had violated multiple state laws and ABSS policies in handling $29.3 million in mold remediation contracts last year –...

Commissioner chairman chides interim supt. for dismissive response to legislative investigative report

Does ABSS live in financial 'fantasyland'? County commissioner chairman John Paisley, Jr. lambasted the head of the Alamance-Burlington school system on Friday over his dismissive reply to last week’s release...

BREAKING FRI.: Principal, teacher asst. charged in connection with assault on student at Woodlawn...

The principal of Woodlawn Middle School has been suspended after being charged with failing to report a crime against a juvenile, a misdemeanor.  A teacher assistant at the school...

Legislative investigation: ABSS violated state laws and its own policies in no-bid mold contracts

The results of a legislative investigation into the Alamance-Burlington school system’s finances and policies – particularly as they pertained to no-bid contracts awarded late last summer to remediate mold...

School board spends most of its latest meeting behind closed doors

Alamance-Burlington school board members spent more time behind closed doors during their latest work session Tuesday afternoon than they did in open session. The open session, “agenda,” portion of Tuesday’s...

Is ABSS deputy superintendent still suspended with pay?

QUESTION: Is the Alamance-Burlington school system’s deputy superintendent, Lowell Rogers, who was suspended from work in February of this year still being paid?  What is the statutory provision that...

Class of 2024 Valedictorians and Salutatorians have high aspirations for life after high school

Alamance-Burlington school officials have announced the names of the valedictorians and salutatorians in the class of 2024 for each of the seven traditional ABSS high schools. Each high school’s graduating...

ABSS supporters turn out to lobby commissioners for more spending

The tribulations of the local school system crowded all else off the agenda this week when Alamance County’s commissioners held a state-mandated hearing on the county’s next annual budget. Despite...

Educational funding comes under the microscope

The top-ranking administrators from the Alamance-Burlington school system were put through their paces last week when they appeared before the county’s board of commissioners with a belated budget request...

Class of 2024 first in ABSS eligible to receive Latin honors; no more “Top...

This weekend’s commencement exercises for the Alamance-Burlington school system’s class of 2024 will be the first time that the highest-achieving seniors will receive Latin honors – rather than class...

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