Reading program on school board's agenda

lgierer@ledger-enquirer.comDecember 8, 2013 

A discussion of superintendent David Lewis' proposal that the Muscogee County School District adopt a system-wide reading program for grades K-5 is on the agenda for today's meeting of the Muscogee County School Board.

The meeting is at 6 p.m. in the Muscogee County Public Education Center on Macon Road.

This is the board's only meeting this month.

As reported earlier in the Ledger-Enquirer, the program is the McGraw-Hill Reading Wonders Program. The district's cost would be $1,755,022.

Also on the agenda is the appointment of Willie Cooks as the assistant principal of South Columbus Elementary and Fox Elementary.

Cooks is a special education teacher at Reese Road Leadership Academy.

The board also will decide whether to approve Brasfield & Gorrie as the construction manager for the new fine arts and performance center.

The 2014-2015 school calendar will be presented to the board. According to the agenda, it features 190 teacher work days and 180 instructional days.

The first day of classes would be Aug. 7, 2014, and the last day May 22, 2015.

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