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Archive for August 18th, 2006

School Board Meeting

Posted by David Keelan on Friday, August 18, 2006

UPDATE 8-18-2006: From an interested reader (Don M) regarding last night’s meeting. 

At the BOE meeting tonight there wasn’t much said about this when the subject was brought up. 73-100% (depending on the high school) of the schedules are now completed. There has been staff overtime for data clerks & registrars but no mention of how much it costs. It was brought up that this SIMS was the low cost option. A “real” system normally costs in the $7-14 million range. Your local high school might need some help stuffing the envelopes so students can get the schedules the middle of next week. School officials are meeting with Pearson/Chancery officials next week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Fraternal Order of Police Endorsements

Posted by David Keelan on Friday, August 18, 2006

As the newspapers reported the Howard County Fraternal Order of Police issued their endorsements.

It is just as interesting as who they didn’t endorse as it is who they endorsed.

Not endorsed were:
Jim Robey

Former Police Chief, current County Executive, and carpet bagger er candidate for Senate District 13

Wayne Livesay Read the rest of this entry »

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