jefferson city board of education http://kbia.org en Jefferson City schools plan tax levy to address debt http://kbia.org/post/jefferson-city-schools-plan-tax-levy-address-debt <p></p><p>The Jefferson City School Board is planning to increase the school tax levy for the first time in four years. According to the board’s preliminary budget, the current tax levy will increase by a little more than a cent – or about $5 per year, per home valued at $150,000. About the average value in Jefferson City.</p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 13:55:08 +0000 John O'Connor 35791 at http://kbia.org Jefferson City schools plan tax levy to address debt Jeff City residents say facilities, student safety are top priorities http://kbia.org/post/jeff-city-residents-say-facilities-student-safety-are-top-priorities <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For the upcoming school year, Jefferson City residents are most concerned with facility improvements and student safety according to a survey released by the leaders of Jefferson City public schools.</span></p><p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 14:01:10 +0000 John O'Connor 34760 at http://kbia.org Jeff City residents say facilities, student safety are top priorities As Jefferson City officials propose new high school, some criticize 'mega high' http://kbia.org/post/jefferson-city-officials-propose-new-high-school-some-criticize-mega-high <p></p><p></p><p>On April 2, Jefferson City residents will vote on whether to approve a $79 million bond issue that would fund the construction of a new elementary school and a new high school. But, the proposal for a new high school has drawn opposition from some members of the community.</p><p>Opponents of the bond issue believe Jefferson City students would be ill served in what they call a “mega high school.” While they want a new high school to be built, they think the existing campus should remain open, making the population at each school smaller.</p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 13:37:28 +0000 Casey Morell 30989 at http://kbia.org As Jefferson City officials propose new high school, some criticize 'mega high' Debate over Jefferson City's new high school campus continues http://kbia.org/post/debate-over-jefferson-citys-new-high-school-campus-continues <p></p><p>On April 2, Jefferson City residents will vote on whether to approve a $79 million bond issue that would fund the construction of a new elementary school and a new high school. But, the proposal for a new high school has drawn opposition from some members of the community.</p><p>Opponents of the bond issue believe Jefferson City students would be ill served in what they call a “mega high school.” While they want a new high school to be built, they think the existing campus should remain open, making the population at each school smaller.</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 19:29:31 +0000 Casey Morell 30587 at http://kbia.org Debate over Jefferson City's new high school campus continues 47% of respondents support a new high school in Jefferson City http://kbia.org/post/47-respondents-support-new-high-school-jefferson-city <p>Forty-seven percent of respondents to a recent survey conducted by the Jefferson City School Board favor a plan to build a new high school in the city. The school board purchased a tract of land in the beginning of October to build a replacement campus for the city’s current high school.</p><p>Jefferson City voters will need to approve the proposal because it would cause a property tax increase. Joy Sweeney, president of the city’s Board of Education, explains how taxpayers would help fund the new campus.</p> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 20:40:42 +0000 Casey Morell 22837 at http://kbia.org 47% of respondents support a new high school in Jefferson City New state money means raises, new jobs at Jefferson City public schools http://kbia.org/post/new-state-money-means-raises-new-jobs-jefferson-city-public-schools <p>The Jefferson City Board of Education is reporting a $500,000 increase in state appropriations for the upcoming year&rsquo;s budget. Thu, 14 Jun 2012 22:53:36 +0000 Marie Mandelberg 15908 at http://kbia.org New state money means raises, new jobs at Jefferson City public schools