Columbia School Board, ROE at odds


The Columbia School Board discussed a number of issues at its January meeting on Thursday, many of them charged. 

The Republic-Times has already reported on most of those topics, but a new one that came up was the district’s health/life safety survey. 

The survey is one school districts are required to complete every 10 years for their buildings to identify any potential Health/Life Safety Code violations and how to remedy them. 

There are three types of items listed on the report that is part of the survey: urgent needs that must be completed within one year because they pose an immediate threat to safety; required needs that are necessary for a safe environment but do not present as much of an immediate safety threat and must be completed within five years; and recommended items that do not pose an immediate threat.

In the Columbia school district, Superintendent Gina Segobiano said they only list urgent needs on the report…>>>

Read more in the January 23, 2019, issue.

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