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State’s education bills to influence Carmel Clay Schools

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April 27, 2011

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With the Indiana General Assembly ending its session this year on April 29, many of the education bills that will influence Carmel Clay Schools will be finalized. “It’s very difficult to know what the final language is,...

CHS to boost security next school year

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March 31, 2011

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In an effort to implement the same security standards district-wide, CHS will increase it security measures next school year. Superintendent Jeff Swensson said, “With some very minor changes at each of the three main entrances,...

Superintendent’s proposal travels on hazy path

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February 15, 2011

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Despite a continuing effort to push his plan for higher educational standards, Superintendent Jeff Swensson said he has received little official feedback from the Indiana State Legislature so far. His plan would allow high-performing...

Superintendent continues to push for local control of school district

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January 25, 2011

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In a recent issue of the Carmel Star, Superintendent Jeff Swensson published a column arguing for local control in high performing school systems. Swensson said Carmel Clay Schools consistently performs well, with the school d...

CHTV continues with its regular programs

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January 12, 2011

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During winter sports season, CHTV plans to continue with its regular coverage. “We’re heavy into sports right now,” CHTV adviser Hal Espey said. CHTV covers the men’s and women’s basketball teams, and coverage...

School district officials to push for legislation allowing local control of high-performing school districts

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January 6, 2011

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With the newly elected Indiana General Assembly convening this January, Superintendent Jeff Swensson would like to push for legislation allowing local control of high-performing school districts. “Our premise is that if you...

CHTV to film “Carmel Clay Connection” on Nov. 3

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November 1, 2010

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CHTV will broadcast “Carmel Clay Connection," a monthly show featuring Superintendent Jeff Swensson. He will film the show on Nov. 3 at Prarie Trace Elementary School. “We’ll tape the next episode (Nov. 3), and we’re...

CHS receives letter of praise from IU Bloomington

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October 4, 2010

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Carmel High School received a letter last month from the director of scholarships at Indiana University Bloomington. According to Superintendent Jeff Swensson, the letter praised Carmel High School for having the largest number...

Superintendent releases goals for school year

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September 15, 2010

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Superintendent Jeff Swensson recently released his goals and evaluation for the 2010-11 school year. The goals detail actions that will be taken by him to further the achievement of the students in the school district. A standard...

School Board and Carmel Clay Education Association reach contract agreement

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August 16, 2010

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The Carmel Clay School Board of Trustees and the Carmel Clay Education Association reached a contract agreement on Aug. 12. According to Superintendent Jeff Swensson via e-mail, a genuine effort was present on both sides to...

School board committee, superintendent educate community on referendum

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April 15, 2010

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As the May 4 primary election approaches, the District Referendum Key Communicators Committee continues to educate the community on the school system’s funding situation. Superintendent Jeff Swensson has also been trying to...