Elected officials, teacher union representatives, teacher and students from Pottstown all gathered Tuesday to repeat their support for fair and equitable funding of Pennsylvania schools. A court case on the matter will now be decided a judge.
Newly or re-elected members of the Pottstown school board took their oaths of office Thursday, departing members received the community's thanks for their service, and board officers were selected.
Pottstown's school board, in a live broadcast meeting scheduled for Thursday at 7 p.m. on its Facebook page, is expected to vote on the superintendent's recommendation for an online-only first semester.
Pottstown school board members plan to publicly meet Thursday to select a successor to director Emanuel Wilkerson. He resigned Oct. 1 to focus on studies at Temple University.
Pottstown school board members have trimmed more than $600,000 from next year's district budget deficit, but a shortfall remains. They're hoping for public comment on what to do next.
Pottstown's school board has approved more than $600,000 in repairs at five different school buildings, to be conducted this summer.
Pottstown's school board will hold not one but two meetings on Jan. 25 (Monday) at the high school on North Washington Street.
The Pottstown School District has been told it's likely to find the best deal in borrowing $10 million for school renovations by holding a bond auction on the open market.