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Foucht Named New District 5 Representative On Board Of Education

Foucht Named New District 5 Representative On Board Of Education

The Wayne County Board of Education selects its newest member.  Craig Foucht has been named the new District 5 representative on the School Board.  Foucht and fellow candidate Philip French were interviewed by the Board of Education on Thursday.  The board then voted 5-1 and selected Foucht as the replacement for Joe Democko.  Democko stepped…read more »

WCPS Keeps Masks Mandatory For At Least Another Month

WCPS Keeps Masks Mandatory For At Least Another Month

Wayne County Public Schools will maintain its mandatory masking policy for another month.  At this week’s meeting, the Wayne County Board of Education voted 5 -1 and approved maintaining the existing PreK-12 masking requirements for students, staff and visitors.  During the meeting, it was shared 372 WCPS students have avoided exclusion from class over the…read more »

School Board Sets Process For Filling District 5 Seat

School Board Sets Process For Filling District 5 Seat

Work begins to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Wayne County Board of Education.  The board met Monday and set the process for filling the vacancy that will be created when current District 5 representative Joe Democko steps down on October 1st.  Fellow school board member Patricia Burden made the motion for filling Democko’s seat…read more »

Democko To Step Down From Wayne County Board Of Education

Democko To Step Down From Wayne County Board Of Education

A member of the Wayne County Board of Education announces his resignation.  At the conclusion of Monday’s meeting, District 5 representative and Vice-Chair Joe Democko announced he was stepping down from the school board due to family health matters. Democko says he will be having to spend time in New York to help care for…read more »

WCPS Releases Statement On Fremont Elementary Funding Agreement

WCPS Releases Statement On Fremont Elementary Funding Agreement

The following statement has been released on behalf of the Wayne County Board of Education: The Wayne County Board of Education looks forward to continuing to work constructively with the Board of County Commissioners to build a wonderful new Fremont Elementary School with the support of a $15 million grant secured from the State of…read more »

Commissioners: Fremont Elementary Waiting For School Board Approval

Commissioners: Fremont Elementary Waiting For School Board Approval

Wayne County Government issued the following release on Wednesday regarding the construction of the new Fremont Elementary School: In October 2020, the Wayne County Board of Commissioners and Wayne County Board of Education met in Fremont to announce a new school to replace Fremont STARS Elementary. This new school would replace a facility built in 1923 with…read more »

WCPS Superintendent: Critical Race Theory Not Part Of New Social Studies Standards

WCPS Superintendent: Critical Race Theory Not Part Of New Social Studies Standards

Critical Race Theory is not part of the current curriculum at Wayne County Public Schools. Several people have brought their concerns regarding CRT to the Wayne County Board of Education over the past few months. WCPS Superintendent Dr. David Lewis provided clarification on where CRT stands in the district at this week’s school board meeting.…read more »

Speakers Urge WCPS To Ban Teaching Of Critical Race Theory

Speakers Urge WCPS To Ban Teaching Of Critical Race Theory

Critical Race Theory has been a hot topic across the nation in recent weeks. The controversial idea came to the Wayne County Board of Education meeting this Monday, with three persons speaking against CRT during the public comment period. Laura Hodges argued the teaching of Critical Race Theory doesn’t make sense because all cultures have made…read more »

School Board Continues Search For Superintendent Candidates

School Board Continues Search For Superintendent Candidates

The search for the next Superintendent of Wayne County Public Schools continues. At this week’s special meeting, Wayne County Board of Education Chair Chris West announced the district would be reopening the application period for superintendent candidates. The new application period runs through March 15th. The superintendent search will still be handled by the North…read more »

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