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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Marian Barksdale

Preparing tech school for the future

Oxford-Lafayette School of Applied Technology formed a new committee to consider curriculum changes to adapt to the 21st century and find ways to help students and local businesses and industry to develop new classes. The committee met for the first time on Tuesday. (September 22, 2010, Page 1, 3)

11 local students named National Merit semifinalists

Eleven local students, with nine of them from Oxford High School, were among the 16,000 semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship program this year. (September 21, 2010, Page 5)

Tech Board changes ahead?

Lafayette and Oxford School Boards will soon approve or deny a proposal to give more power to the Lafayette County Schools Superintendent for the School of Applied Technology. The Lafayette Schools already have financial control over the jointly-run school. (September 1, 2010, Page 1)

City schools crack down on attendance

A new compulsory school attendance policy that follows state law will bring some significant changes to parents and students who miss more than 12 days in a school year. One of the options – Saturday school. (May 4, 2010, Page 6)

City school leaders consider bond issue

Oxford voters may be asked later this year to support a bond issue to pay for a new high school and other improvements to school facilities. A decision on whether a bond referendum will be needed to build a new high school for the Oxford School District could be decided by May. (January 13, 2010, Page 1)

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