Sunday, February 14, 2016

Candidates preparing for city election

By Dianna Bradshaw
The Bisbee Observer
The city’s elections are coming up this year and hopeful candidates have already begun the paperwork for running their campaigns. 
To be eligible to run for mayor or council, there are a few requirements, and they are included in the election packets provided by the City Clerk’s office. Currently there are two potential mayoral candidates and two potential candidates for council explained City of Bisbee City Clerk Ashlee Coronado.
“All I need to know for someone to pick up a packet is the name, address and phone number of the person running. They also need to differentiate between the mayor and council, full story (e-subscribers only)

Four-day school week back on the agenda

By Dianna Bradshaw
The Bisbee Observer
The Bisbee Unified School District Governing Board, at its regular meeting on Tuesday, tabled any action and further discussion regarding the board’s decision on the continuation of the four-day school week until a new superintendent is hired.
The board heard a presentation from Interim Business Manager and active Director of Special Projects Rusty Taylor that compared a four-day school district with a five-day one. 
“The biggest question is: is there an actual academic impact on kids? The research says no,” said Taylor.
He explained in his research of test scores, the scores are similar regarding four-d full story (e-subscribers only)

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