AAPS Updates

Ann Arbor Board of Education

The grand opening of the Big Lots on Lohr Road Friday morning featured balloons, a ribbon-cutting ceremony, and a sizable donation to Lawton Elementary. “Before we open the doors, I’d like to take the opportunity to donate to the community,” said Diane Kimmel, a Big …

Students are focused on poverty and homelessness in Washtenaw and achievement gap issues among high school students this year. Youth Senate is a school board-approved group, giving them a seat at the board table where they regularly report about their activities.

This official statement was issued on Dec. 15, 2010 by the AAPS Board of Education: “The Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education has adopted a resolution to proceed on tenure charges against two teachers in the district. This action permits the State of Michigan Teacher Tenure Commission to conduct an evidentiary hearing in accordance with legal guidelines before an employment decision is finalized.”

A professional search firm is being sought to assist The Ann Arbor Board of Education in the selection of a new superintendent. Bids are due on Sept. 10. The RFP timeline calls for selecting a firm Sept. 29 and hiring a new superintendent to start next spring.

Andrew Thomas was appointed to the Ann Arbor Board of Education on May 12 to replace Trustee Randy Friedman, who resigned his post last month. His term runs through the end of 2010.

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