Sidney School Board modifies tuition reimbursement program


The Sidney School Board unanimously approved changes this month to the district’s tuition reimbursement program for teachers.

The program was initially started in part to encourage teachers to obtain advanced degrees so they could teach classes that allowed Sidney students to receive both high school and college credits, Sidney Public School District Superintendent Jay Ehler explained at a work session on July 7.

In last year’s budget, $20,000 was set aside to reimburse tuition fees for district teachers enrolled in master’s programs.

Under the former policy, as long as a class was n...

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guest01 writes:

Okay, so there are millions for a swimming pool, new fairgrounds building, police headquarters, landscaping and chip seal everywhere, but the school board is passing the buck to the state, when it comes to our most precious resource, our children. Sounds like board members are bored with their responsibility and need to make way for new blood.


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