Events for 2012 August 20
Contact: Diane Johnson
GED Testing Center & Office
Pickens Technical College
Foundations of Health Care mobile
500 Airport Blvd. <see map>
To learn more about GED testing registration policies and requirements,
download the full GED July & August 2012 Testing Schedule flier.
NEWS RELEASE # 13
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 20, 2012
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
Aurora Public Schools
(Joint District No. 28-J of the Counties of Adams and Arapahoe)
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Education of Aurora Public Schools will hold a public meeting on August 21, 2012, at 6:00 p.m., in the Dr. Edward and Mrs. Patricia Lord Boardroom of Educational Services Center 4, 1085 Peoria Street, Aurora, Colorado 80011.
The purpose will include a discussion of and to take action on a resolution concerning participating in the November 6, 2012, coordinated election. The School Board will vote to determine whether to place a tax increase on the ballot for a mill levy not to exceed 8.7 mills, for general fund purposes relating to increasing student achievement, graduation rates and student safety, which may include but is not limited to:
- recovering a portion of the reduced state funding to be used for reading, writing, math, science, early childhood education and more public school choices;
- recovering a portion of reduced state funding to be used for instructional classroom technology, equipment and curriculum materials which aid in preparing students for college and careers;
- recruiting and retaining high quality teachers and staff to provide for smaller class sizes, increased graduation rates, and lower dropout rates.
Dated: August 20, 2012
Jane F. Barber
Board of Education