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Is school board wavering over reopenings planned for March 1, 8?

While Alamance-Burlington school system students are supposedly within weeks of returning to their schools, for the first time in nearly a year, some school board members appeared ready to...

School board members press health director about vaccines, safety of school reopenings

Alamance-Burlington school board members quizzed Alamance County health director Tony Lo Giudice during their latest work session about when ABSS teachers will be eligible to receive one of the...

Commissioners don’t sign off on tripling monthly pay for school board

Alamance County’s board of commissioners has decided not to sign off on a proposal that would’ve effectively tripled the monthly pay that members of the Alamance-Burlington school board receive...

Other school systems have in-person classes; why doesn’t ABSS?

Most nearby school systems – in Chatham, Guilford, Randolph, and Rockingham counties – and more than 75 percent across the state have some or all students back in the...

Historic McCray school to get a face-lift after ABSS go-ahead

The McCray School, a one-room schoolhouse on the outskirts of east Burlington that Samuel Bradshaw built in 1915 to educate the community’s black children, is likely to get a...

School system looking to increase local funding request by 10.5%

Alamance-Burlington school board members will consider asking Alamance County’s commissioners for nearly $50 million for the upcoming fiscal year. If approved, the proposed $50 million county funding request for ABSS...

ABSS pushes back school openings to March

After a four hour discussion Tuesday afternoon, Alamance-Burlington school board members voted 5-2 to bring students back for in-person instruction in March, postponing a date of February 1 reached...

PUBLIC ASKS: Is it true a school board member attended a BLM rally...

QUESTION: Is it true that Alamance-Burlington school board member Patsy Simpson went to a “Black Lives Matter” rally in downtown Graham this past weekend, even though she has voted...

Almost 40% of ABSS middle & high school students failed at least one course...

Parents speak up for return to in-person, in-classroom instruction Alamance-Burlington superintendent Dr. Bruce Benson recently presented school board members with figures showing that a combined total of nearly 40 percent...

ABSS enrollment down; lowest in 15 years

Total enrollment in the Alamance-Burlington school system declined by 1,109 students, from 22,851 students during the 2019-20 school year to 21,742 students for the current, 2020-21 school year, representing...

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