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Commissioners hesitate to give schools permission to tap their own reserves for maintenance projects

Alamance County’s commissioners have declined for the time being to allow the local school system to draw more than $9.6 million from its own capital reserves for various construction...

School system reduces its expectations for county cash as pandemic relief pours in

The annual budget requests from the Alamance-Burlington school system and Alamance Community College are always a learning experience for the county’s board of commissioners. But the board’s members were...

School board votes 5-2 against asking parents whether they want more in-person instruction

Alamance-Burlington school board members voted 5-2 this week not to survey ABSS parents about whether they want middle and high school students to return to school in-person more than...

School board member steamed that commissioners agreed to issue bonds “only” for amount ok’d...

Alamance-Burlington school board members voted 5-2 this week to ask Alamance County’s commissioners for $9.6 million in capital reserve funding that would be used for repairs at four existing...

Graham native Robyn Hadley to become vice president at UVA

Graham native and former Alamance-Burlington school system administrator Robyn S. Hadley will become the next vice president and chief student affairs officer at the University of Virginia this June. Hadley...

Do parents have to sign ‘permission slips’ before they can send their children...

QUESTION: Is the Alamance-Burlington school system requiring parents to sign “permission slips” before they will be allowed to send their children back to school for in-person classes? ANSWER: Not exactly....

Federal stimulus funding for ABSS could top $100 million

The final tally in stimulus funding for the Alamance-Burlington school system could ultimately top $100 million under federal legislation passed this week, based on an initial estimate ABSS has...

ABSS planning to open virtual academy this fall

The Alamance-Burlington school system is planning to open a new virtual academy this fall for students in grades six through 12, ABSS deputy superintendent Dr. Angela Bost told school...

ABSS scales back request for additional school resource officers

ABSS administration has decided to seek $260,000 for four more SROs, rather than $1.1 million for 17 new positions, as originally outlined to school board QUESTION: What have the school...

Critics skewer proposal to hire 17 new SROs as part of $50M ABSS...

"Defund the police" evolves to criticism of having school resource officers; specifically, five residents lobby ABSS not to increase number Alamance-Burlington school board members heard from five Alamance County residents...

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