Archive - Apr 11, 2013 - News Article
Wapakoneta City School Board of Education meetings are going electronic.
Still a work in progress, school board members tried out the new software system during Turesday’s meeting.
“It’s a work in progress,” Wapakoneta City Schools Board President Eric McKinniss said as he led the first meeting testing out the new system. “We are still learning the program. There are a lot of advantages.”
McKinniss said those advantages include saving money by using less paper and being able to communicate better with the public.
WAYNESFIELD — Waynesfield-Goshen Board of Education members confirmed rumors Wed-nesday that had been circulating for nearly a month by hiring Doug Foley as the school’s varsity football coach.
“I am excited to get started,” Foley said of his hiring after Wednesday’s school board meeting.
Foley was just one of several dozen applicants for the position, but the field narrowed quickly as many suitors were also looking for a full-time teaching position.
Included among the applicants was a former
More than 70 years after President Franklin Roosevelt signed the Fair Labor Standards Act, a Democratic Congressman from Ohio is pushing to raise people’s standard of living by introducing the Fair Minimum Wage Act.
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown is a co-sponsor on proposed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour in three steps and provide the first minimum wage increase to tipped employees in more than 20 years.