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ABSS Central Office staffing changes begin ahead of new superintendent’s July 1 start date

The incoming Alamance-Burlington superintendent, Dr. Dain Butler, is more than a month away from officially taking over but has apparently caused an exodus from the ABSS central office, says...

Other job changes underway at ABSS Central Office

In addition to three previously-announced resignations in the Alamance-Burlington school system’s central office, several other position changes were listed as “information only items” on the latest personnel report that...

Divided commissioners vote 3-2 to endorse charter school effort

County commissioners were divided over whether or how strongly to support one resident’s request to support his efforts to establish another charter school in the county, which would be...

Commissioners Lashey vs. Thompson debate over charter schools vs. other public schools

A request from a charter school developer set off a spat among two members of Alamance County’s governing board that, in a different setting, might’ve earned both of them...

McCook, Mock win Women’s Resource Center Leadership awards

Two outstanding leaders from Alamance Community College (ACC) were award recipients at the sixth annual Women’s Resource Center “Leading the Way” banquet on November 4. Sonya McCook, Dean of Business,...

ACC breaks ground on $6.7M student services center

Alamance Community College’s trustees held a groundbreaking ceremony Friday to kick off construction of the $6.7 million student services center that will be built along the front of the...

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...

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...

New virtual homeschool, based in Graham, launching in two weeks

A new virtual homeschool that will be based in Graham and serve students in 5th through 8th grade students is scheduled to begin its inaugural school year in two...

School board votes, 6-1, how to spend $69.5 million in federal Covid funding

Simpson complains not enough being focused directly on “helping Johnny” Alamance-Burlington school board members spent the better part of an hour Monday night debating what they felt were the...

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