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USD 407 BOE Hosts Special Meeting

USD 407 BOE 10-8-18The USD 407 Board of Education met Monday evening for a special meeting.

Discussion was held regarding the possibility of joining a special education cooperative. Superintendent Shelly Swayne, Special Education Director Angela Rinehart and Boardmember Duane Adams recently met with the Hays school district about the possibility of joining their co-op. Swayne reported, at this time, Hays is not interested in adding another school to its co-op.

Also Monday, the Board discussed facilities management and what to do next after the recent bond failure. Swayne and the Board, along with the four newly elected Boardmembers and District Director of Maintenance Nate Braun, discussed priorities and financing options.

Braun's resignation was approved toward the end of the meeting. He has accepted a new job in Kansas City.


The Board expressed they will greatly miss him.

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