All posts tagged "Jeff Schuler"

  • No Child Left Behind

    KANELAND—Kaneland Superintendent Jeff Schuler said in late January that he wasn't sure many people thought the No Child Left Behind law, when it was passed in January 2002 ...

    • Posted March 23, 2012
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  • Kaneland approves teacher contract

    KANELAND—Kaneland School Board members on Monday voted 7-0 to approve a 2012-2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Kaneland Education Association (KEA).

    • Posted March 15, 2012
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  • Valente challenges board, administration

    Discussion turns to conflict during board meeting KANELAND—School Board member Tony Valente on Tuesday called the district's hiring practices into question during discussion regarding a resignation and employment of staff agenda item, stating his belief that the district...

    • Posted March 15, 2012
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  • Board approves FY2013 budget reduction plan

    Plan includes release of more than 15 full-time equivalent positions KANELAND—Kaneland School Board members on Tuesday voted 7-0 to approve a fiscal year 2013 budget reduction plan, which will eliminate $1,101,776 in expenditures.

    • Posted March 15, 2012
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  • School Board discusses fiscal year 2013 budget cuts

    KANELAND—Kaneland School Board members on Monday continued a discussion the fiscal year 2013 cost reduction plan, which will seek to eliminate $1.1 million in expenditures.

    • Posted March 2, 2012
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  • All about AYP

    KANELAND—Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP), instituted in 2003 as part of the federal No Child Left Behind Act, is a measurement tool meant to ensure that every state school improve its standardized test scores in reading and mathematics...

    • Posted February 3, 2012
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  • School Board discusses Fiscal Year 2013 budget reductions

    SUGAR GROVE—Commence year three of Kaneland's cost-center budget reduction process.

    • Posted February 3, 2012
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  • The 88 keys

    The 1988 Boys Cross Country Team was inducted into the Kaneland Hall of Fame at halftime during the boys varsity basketball game against Ottawa last Friday.

    • Posted January 26, 2012
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  • Kaneland approves more than $10,000 in donations

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 7-0 to approve donations of $10,000 through the generosity of the Dunham Fund, $1,000 from Nicholas & Associates, Inc., and $500 from ARCON Associates, Inc.—all in support of fine arts...

    • Posted January 13, 2012
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  • Kaneland works on more budget cuts

    Kaneland—Kaneland School Board members on Monday discussed the development of a budget for the 2013 fiscal year, which is intended to reduce expenditures as a means to compensate for a reduction in revenue.

    • Posted January 13, 2012
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  • Village Board holds TIF district public hearing

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday held a public hearing regarding the village's proposal of a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district designation for Sugar Grove Industrial Redevelopment Project Area No. 1.

    • Posted January 6, 2012
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  • Concerns continue with MP TIF District

    Public bodies air concerns during final public hearing MAPLE PARK—At the final public hearing regarding the proposed Maple Park TIF District, the Board of Trustees heard more comments and concerns from the residents, as well as representatives from...

    • Posted December 2, 2011
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  • School Board approves 1st reading of fund balance policy

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 6-0 to approve a fund balance policy on first reading.

    • Posted December 2, 2011
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  • Sugar Grove won’t renew IGA with Kaneland

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School District in December 2010 reached an 11th-hour deal with the village of Sugar Grove to enter into a one-year Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) requiring village developers to pay 60 percent of the capital-impact and transition...

    • Posted November 18, 2011
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  • Proposed MP TIF District passes Joint Review vote

    MAPLE PARK—A Joint Review Board met on Oct. 28 and voted in favor of the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District proposed by the village of Maple Park.

    • Posted November 4, 2011
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  • Kaneland doesn’t plan to change land-cash fees in IGA

    KANELAND—Kaneland's Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) with villages in the district will expire Jan. 1, 2012, and that means the district is currently working to secure a new IGA in time for next year.

    • Posted November 4, 2011
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  • KHS implements standard concussion policy

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School will implement a student athlete injury policy for concussions.

    • Posted October 28, 2011
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  • Kaneland administration explains lockdown procedure

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School on Oct. 6 went into lockdown for 35 minutes after school officials discovered what they believed were shell casings.

    • Posted October 14, 2011
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  • School Board extends Schuler’s contract

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 6-0 to approve an extension of Superintendent Jeff Schuler's contract through 2016.

    • Posted September 17, 2011
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  • School Board approves 2011-12 budget

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 6-0 to approve the final 2011-12 budget for the Kaneland School District and Fox Valley Career Center.

    • Posted September 16, 2011
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  • School Board reviews enrollment update

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday reviewed an enrollment update for the 2011-12 school year.

    • Posted September 2, 2011
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  • Letter: Kaneland Foundation wants golfers

    The Kaneland Foundation is a non-profit organization that has contributed for decades to the educational needs of the students of Kaneland District #302.

    • Posted September 1, 2011
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  • SG residents, taxing bodies take aim at proposed TIF District

    SUGAR GROVE—Tempers flared and tensions were high at times as between 150 and 175 members of the public attended the village's first public hearing regarding its proposed Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District.

    • Posted August 19, 2011
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  • School Board discusses upcoming TIF district public hearing

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board spent the first half-hour of its meeting on Monday discussing the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district public hearing that will take place during Sugar Grove's regular board meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 16.

    • Posted August 13, 2011
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  • Kaneland says no adequate resources for non-resident students

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 6-0 to approve a resolution stating that no District 302 school has the adequate resources, capacity and staffing to qualify as a candidate for accepting non-resident choice students from non-district...

    • Posted August 12, 2011
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  • D-302 balks at proposed tax district

    Sugar Grove holds first meeting to discuss proposed economic development plan SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove's Joint Review Committee, created in conjunction with the village's Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district proposal, held its first meeting at Village Hall on Monday.

    • Posted July 15, 2011
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  • School Board approves budget amendment

    MAPLE PARK—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 6-0 to approve a 2010-11 budget amendment.

    • Posted June 17, 2011
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  • School Board approves health insurance renewal

    MAPLE PARK—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 4-0 to approve a health insurance renewal that will allow the board to eschew its grandfathered status within the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 in order...

    • Posted June 16, 2011
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  • Board recognizes staff with 25 year of district service

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday recognized and provided a gift to Kaneland High School teachers Doug Ecker and Kurt Green, and Blackberry Creek teacher Lynda McGowen, for their 25 years of service in the school district....

    • Posted May 21, 2011
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  • Kaneland finalizes budget reduction

    KANELAND—After nearly three months of financial projections, targeted cost centers and budget analysis, the Kaneland School District on Monday presented the School Board with its finalized cost reduction plan for the 2012 fiscal school year.

    • Posted March 18, 2011
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  • Board member, public uneasy with LRC position cuts

    KANELAND—Kaneland School Board discussions regarding the district's budget reduction plan for the 2012 fiscal year have typically been about financial projections and cost centers since the plan went into motion last December.

    • Posted March 4, 2011
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  • Career center receives donation

    The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 6-0 to approve the donation of a PS810 Picture Scanning System to the Fox Valley Career Center.

    • Posted February 21, 2011
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