Tag: teacher compensation
Speed cameras to go up in road construction and school zones; Council approves new budget
New speed monitoring cameras aimed at protecting the safety of road construction workers and children will pop up in construction zones and school zones across the city next month now that the city council unanimously approved a new ordinance Tuesday night.
Amid money crunch, school board cuts $1.2 mil. in new positions from budget
Harrisonburg City Public Schools is slowing the expansion of district-wide staff in response to expected revenue losses because of the pandemic. To this end, the Harrisonburg School Board, during its Tuesday work session, tentatively approved a first draft of budget revisions that takes out planned positions.
Superintendent calls for adding special education teachers even as funding sources change
The special education department of Harrisonburg City Public Schools is about to see changes in the way it’s funded, with one source of money essentially being halved, and a new source kickstarting a process to improve services.
Lucy Simms book will arrive soon; School board considering review of teacher compensation
Social studies coordinators for Harrisonburg City and Rockingham County schools announced in a school board meeting on Thursday that a soon-to-be-released biography of local educator Lucy Simms will be on the shelves of area schools later this year.