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No raise in Oshkosh superintendent’s new contract despite “excellent” review

The Oshkosh school board unanimously approved a new two-year contract for Superintendent Stan Mack II on Wednesday. Mack, who was hired in July 2010, will continue receiving the same annual base salary of $160,000 with the possibility of an additional … Continue reading

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Survey: Voters would support referendum raising school taxes by $3 million

Registered voters in Oshkosh would support raising school taxes as much as 7 percent, according to a new survey released Wednesday. An increase of that size would average $63 on a $100,000 home and provide the Oshkosh school district with … Continue reading

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Results of survey gauging referendum support to be released Wednesday

The results of a survey gauging Oshkosh’s support for going to referendum in April to raise school taxes will be presented to the school board Wednesday. The $21,000 comprehensive survey also asked the community to weigh in on the district’s performance … Continue reading

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Oshkosh school board approves $72,500 plan to fix bus delays

The Oshkosh school board unanimously approved a $72,500 resolution to alleviate busing delays. The plan approved Wednesday places private school students on their own separate routes while adding three new buses and routes for public school students. The change comes in … Continue reading

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Oshkosh school board appoints student representatives

The Oshkosh school board named two high school students as non-voting members of the board Wednesday. David Mathers, a junior and student government president at West High School, and Emma Schunk, a senior and student government president at North High … Continue reading

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School board approves mental health screenings despite opposition

The Oshkosh school board unanimously approved funding voluntary mental health screenings for high school freshman despite out-of-state pressure to steer clear of the program. The board voted 7-0 Wednesday to offer the free screenings through the TeenScreen program in effort to … Continue reading

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Education watchdog group includes school district leaders

A new watchdog panel tasked with monitoring progress on a new Oshkosh schools strategic plan includes several of the district’s own top officials. The superintendent, school board president and a second board member, a principal and a high school teacher … Continue reading

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Loewenstein replacement, principal resignations, Green Meadow sale on tonight’s school board agenda

Former school board member Karl Loewenstein has endorsed Barb Herzog to replace him. Herzog, a former board member and district administrator, is one of three people to apply for the vacancy created when Loewenstein resigned on July 25 to go … Continue reading

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Non-teaching staff request 2.07 percent raise

Unions representing non-teaching staff in Oshkosh requested a 2.07 percent pay raise this coming school year. That’s higher than the 1.75 percent raise offered by the Oshkosh school board, but the board said it would consider upping their offer to … Continue reading

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Oshkosh school board opens salary negotiations with non-teaching staff

Unions representing non-teaching staff will open salary negotiations with the Oshkosh school board Tuesday. The board noticed public meetings for exchanging initial salary proposals with food service workers at 3 p.m. and all other non-teaching staff, such as custodians, at 4 … Continue reading

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