Board, SBDMC meet for joint session
by Hawkins Teague
Oct 31, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print
For the second time in 2007, the Trigg County Board of Education last week invited principals and members of the fours schools’ site-based decision-making councils to join them for a meal and workshop.

Bill Lovell, a member of Trigg County’s Voluntary Partnership Assistance Team (VPAT) led the workshop, in which the participants examined the details of last year’s Commonwealth Accountability Testing System (CATS) exams and talked about trends they noticed. The VPAT, composed of school board members and educators from around the state, has been working with the school district to improve its test scores since August 2006 when the previous year’s No Child Left Behind Scores were below what was required by the federal law.

School board members, board employees, principals and SBDM council members gathered in the middle school cafeteria at six o’clock last Thursday night for a meal of chicken cordon bleu, which the schools’ meal service furnished. Lovell greeted the crowd, attempting to liven them.

“Let’s lighten things up,” he said after Superintendent Tim McGinnis introduced him. “Aren’t you excited to be her and look at test scores?”

For a thorough wrap-up of the joint session, read this week's Cadiz Record.
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