Superintendent suggests alternative to protest state report cards

By Melanie Williamson Last month the state report cards for all the school districts were released. In an article published in the Thursday, September 21, edition of the Photojournal, superintendent Phil Pempin and assistant superintendent Jim Balotta responded to the release of the state report card. At that time, both Pempin and Balotta reiterated theirContinue reading “Superintendent suggests alternative to protest state report cards”

Administrators respond to grades district received on state report card

By Melanie Williamson Last week the newest round of state report cards were released based on last year’s state test scores and data. The state grades districts in six different areas: achievement, gap closing, K-3 literacy, progress, graduation rate, and prepared for success. On the surface, Vermilion, as well as most other Ohio school districtsContinue reading “Administrators respond to grades district received on state report card”