News: School

Feb. 08, 2014 @ 04:00 PM

School board OKs $339 million budget

The Union County Board of Education unanimously passed the 2013-2014 Union County Public Schools budget resolution Tuesday night.


Feb. 08, 2014 @ 03:59 PM

State OKs UCPS Read to Achieve alternative

The State Board of Education approved Union County Public Schools' alternative assessment proposal for the Read to Achieve law.


Feb. 07, 2014 @ 12:24 PM

School board tables mobile classroom offer

The Union County Board of Education tabled discussion of the $3 million offered by the county commissioners for mobile classrooms, also known as trailers, at their Tuesday night meeting. They will discuss the offer next week at a workshop.


Feb. 06, 2014 @ 12:42 PM

Sun Valley celebrates Grandparents Day

Grandparents were the honored guests at Sun Valley Elementary School recently when the school held its first “Grandparents Day.”


Feb. 01, 2014 @ 03:58 PM

'Misinformation' cited in funding talks

Union County Public Schools Board of Education Chairman Richard Yercheck released a letter Friday addressing comments made by members of the Union County Board of County Commissioners and recent e-mails to parents upset by potential redistricting.


Jan. 30, 2014 @ 04:08 PM

County schools get above average grades

N.C. Schools released their reports cards for the school districts in the state and Union County Public Schools made the grade.