Calloway County School District

Education
11:29 am
Wed July 23, 2014

KSBIT Bills Hit School Districts for Hundreds of Thousands

Credit http://www.ksbit.org/

Kentucky School districts are starting to receive bills for the failed Kentucky School Boards Insurance Trust, or KSBIT. The insurance trust shut down June 30, 2013, with a $60 million deficit in its worker’s compensation and property and liability pools.

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Education
2:46 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Calloway County School Board Wanted Long-Term Leadership, Hired Retired Superintendent

Credit Calloway County Schools

The Calloway County School Board still has no details on its new superintendent’s contract after naming interim Steve Hoskins to the position last week.

Previous superintendent Kennith Bargo resigned in April after the board did not renew his two-year contract. The board said they were looking for long-term leadership, yet since Hoskins retired as superintendent in 2010 his contract must be reviewed each year as the Kentucky Teacher’s Retirement System requires.

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Education
2:16 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Calloway County Names Superintendent

Calloway County's Interim Superintendent is no longer a temporary official. The county board of education named Steve Hoskins lead administrator at its meeting last night.

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Education
12:39 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Calloway County School Board Declines to Renew Bargo's Contract

Calloway County Schools District Office
Credit calloway county schools

This is Calloway County Schools Superintendent Kennith Bargo's last year at the helm following the Board of Education's vote last night against renewing his contract. 

The board’s unanimous decision came following an executive session at the district’s central office yesterday.

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Education
4:58 pm
Thu May 2, 2013

Insurance Penalties Loom for Kentucky School Districts

Credit newgre.org

Area schools are being hit with hundreds of thousands of dollars in penalties, in the wake of the dissolution of the Kentucky School Boards Insurance Trust, or KSBIT.

The penalty payments are intended to fix a $60 million deficit in KSBIT's worker’s compensation and property and liability pools. The penalty amount is 60 percent  based on premiums, and 40 percent based on that school district’s past claims.

The insurance program was attractive to districts due to its low premium costs in worker’s comp and liability coverages.

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Science
4:31 pm
Thu October 25, 2012

Calloway Schools Receives Money for Aquaculture Lab

Calloway County School District was presented with the $10,000 grant at halftime of its home football game on Oct. 11.
Credit Calloway County School District

Calloway County School District has received 10-thousand dollars to teach students about fish farming. School district Senate Bill 1 Coordinator Tawyna Hunter says the money funds enhancements to an aquaculture laboratory, where students will learn how to perform feed conversions, water quality tests and chemical analysis.

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