Catching kids before they fall through the academic cracks is a goal of every school district. The Bethalto School Board has approved new School Improvement Plans that they hope will help identify problem areas students are dealing with in the classrooom before they fall behind.
Superintendent Dr. Cindy Blasa says students are frequently tested and assessed through a variety of measurements. According to the data, many of them are given an Individualized Instruction Plan.
In other school board business this week, a public hearing was held followed by a resolution to waive the limitation on administrative costs. Blasa says administrative costs over the past year increased over 5% from the previous year, making the hearing necessary. She says no one from the public commented during the public hearing.