Lincoln Public Schools: Highlights of 7/25 Lincoln Board of Education meeting
The Lincoln Board of Education held a regular meeting on Tuesday, July 25 at Lincoln Public Schools District Office, 5905 O St. The Board will hold its next meeting 6 p.m. August 8.
Highlights of 7/25 Lincoln Board of Education regular meeting
Goals for coming year
The Lincoln Board of Education Tuesday considered the annual goals and priorities established for the Board and LPS Superintendent for the coming school year.
The 2017-18 Board of Education and Superintendent’s Annual Goals and Priorities presented for consideration were:
“These are good goals,” said LPS Superintendent Steve Joel. “It’s where the work needs to be – today and into the future.”
The Board will vote final approval of the goals August 8.
The Board heard proposed changes for: Policy 5111 with a proposed change to the requirements for part-time students wishing to participate in NSAA-governed activities to align with the change in NSAA by-laws. The Board will vote final approval August 8.
The Board approved:
The Board approved annual Legislative guidelines that will provide guidance to school district staff and representatives – on proposed legislation or policy – communicating with governmental bodies when it is not possible to survey the Governmental Relations Subcommittee.
The Board heard an update about wellness and physical activity for LPS students with speakers including:
Dr. Bob Rauner, a Lincoln physician who started Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln, talked about the significant value of health, wellness and physical education for LPS students.
A few highlights:
The Lincoln Board of Education recognized several students who spoke to the value of summer reading hours for the LPS school library media centers.
Those speaking were:
Several people testified about traffic near Kahoa Elementary School.
Published: July 25, 2017, Updated: July 25, 2017