News: School

Feb. 05, 2015 @ 03:15 PM

Resignation ends Savage's term on school board

School Board Chairman John Collins announced Tuesday night that he accepted Marce Savage’s resignation, effective Jan. 31.


Feb. 03, 2015 @ 04:04 PM

Lawsuit moratorium repeal sought

Last year a local bill passed the General Assembly imposing a two-year moratorium on funding lawsuits between the Union County Board of Education and the Union County Board of County Commissioners. The law set certain funding levels for the two years.


Feb. 03, 2015 @ 03:51 PM

UCPS grows its own leaders

About a dozen Union County Public Schools assistant principals have been chosen to strengthen their leadership skills through a professional development training called Growing Leaders.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 03:01 PM

Long term plan increases school population ceiling

The newest Union County Public Schools long-term plan, the Community Construction Equity Plan (CCEP), was reviewed by the facilities committee on Wednesday. The plan has been in the making for a few months and this was the first time it was presented to the school board.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 02:53 PM

Rhea Shetty wins UCPS Spelling Bee

It only took 12 rounds for eighth-grade Cuthbertson Middle School student Rhea Shetty to become the 2015 UCPS Spelling Bee champion.


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 02:33 PM

Workshop helps teachers empower students

The way an adult handles a child who is misbehaving can either foster or inhibit that child’s ability to develop self-regulation.