gradient
goingon
TODAY IS Tuesday July 22nd


Sturgis Schools Moving Away From NCA Accreditation
Wednesday Jul 16, 2014 9:51am
Sturgis, MI

By: Mike Stiles

(STURGIS) – Sturgis Public Schools are looking at a new organization to receive their accreditation.

During Monday's meeting, Assistant Superintendent Julie Evans shared with the Board of Education about starting the process of having the State of Michigan do their accreditation, instead of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools or NCA.

Under the NCA accreditation, a group of people would visit and review what the school district is doing. Evans says through the State of Michigan, it's a little bit different process. ...... {LISTEN}.

School Board member Frank Kalasky asked if this new accreditation would be looked at differently by colleges and universities who are used to the NCA standards. Evans says they contacted some colleges and military institutes to get their input on the matter. ...... {LISTEN}.

It had originally been discussed to end the NCA affiliation following the 2014-15 school year, which is when their accreditation would need to be renewed. But Evans says there was an error on her part and they would like to end the relationship now and start on the process for the State of Michigan accreditation.

The Board unanimously approved the recommendation.

(07-22-2014) • Man Surrenders After Angola CVS Robbery And Coldwater Standoff
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(07-22-2014) • Colon Woman Injured In Car-Motorcycle Collision
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Colon, MI
(07-22-2014) • Minor Injuries In Nottawa Crash
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(07-22-2014) • Authorities Find Missing Fisherman
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Constantine, MI
(07-22-2014) • Kendallville man jailed on drug charges
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: US 20 at CR 200E • LaGrange, IN
(07-22-2014) • Adult ed classes move to LaGrange Library
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange County Public Library • LaGrange, IN
(07-22-2014) • Burglars at work in Howe area
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Howe, IN
(07-22-2014) • Child Well-Being: Indiana Improves in Education, but Poverty Persists
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: INDIANAPOLIS
(07-21-2014) • School Board Appoints Dan Scott To Vacant Seat
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(07-21-2014) • Man intentionally set vehicle fire in Goshen
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Goshen, IN
(07-21-2014) • Commissioners okay resolution for financing CR 200 N project
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange County Office Building • LaGrange, IN
(07-21-2014) • WBET AM Changes To Fox Sports Radio
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(07-21-2014) • Drowning In Cass County
(07-21-2014) • Assault Suspect Arrested
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(07-21-2014) • Driver Injured In Crash South Of Ashley
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: I-69 at 339 MM • Ashley, IN
(07-21-2014) • Cleveland Woman Killed In Toll Road Crash
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Indiana Toll Road • Fremont, IN
(07-21-2014) • LCSD has four winners at IN Sheriff's Association Conference
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(07-21-2014) • Cycle crashes adding up in Elkhart County
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Elkhart, IN
(07-21-2014) • Clingan And Fisher Advance To Supreme Showmanship
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Steuben County 4-H Fairgrounds • Angola, IN
(07-19-2014) • Davenport Wins 4-H Achievement Award
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Steuben County 4-H Fairgrounds • Angola, IN
(07-19-2014) • Wilson Crowned Miss Steuben County
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Steuben County 4-H Fairgrounds • Angola, IN
(07-19-2014) • Polish Festival Continues In Bronson
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Bronson, MI
(07-19-2014) • Work to close Garden Street in Kendallville
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Kendallville, IN
(07-19-2014) • LMS cheerleaders hold bake sale
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(07-19-2014) • Personnel tops Lakeland agenda
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(07-19-2014) • Robbery suspect harmed self before being apprehended
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(07-19-2014) • Former I.U. Rower Killed In Crash Of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Indiana University, Bloomington
(07-19-2014) • Steuben County 4-H Fair Opens Saturday
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Crooked Lake • Angola, IN
(07-18-2014) • White Pigeon Under Boil Water Advisory
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: White Pigeon, MI
(07-18-2014) • Commissioners Hire Firm To Help With Security Door
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(07-18-2014) • Three Rivers Man Injured In Hit And Run Accident
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Three Rivers, MI
(07-18-2014) • Sturgis Police Release More On Assault Suspect
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(07-18-2014) • Bronson Polish Festival Underway
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Bronson, MI





Contact WBET
STURGIS269/651-WBET
COLDWATER517/278-WBET
wbet@wbetfm.com

pfc

businesses