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Former Auburn school board president accepts job as tech teacher in district

Former Auburn Enlarged City School District Board Member Joseph Sheppard has accepted a new job. He will join the Auburn school district as a technology teacher. Officials say that’s why Sheppard resigned from his post unexpectedly last month. While the reason wasn’t ... MORE
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Auburn board of education cannot agree on how to fill vacancy: Longtime Cayuga Legislator Patrick Mahunik leads consideration

The Auburn Enlarged City School District cannot seem to move forward. The board of education there has experienced difficulty coming up with a plan to address a vacancy. A workshop was held, in which ideas were debated and discussed. Joe Sheppard, who ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Auburn City School District struggles to secure needed funding (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Auburn City School District struggles to secure needed funding (podcast)

On Episode #215 of Inside the FLX a conversation with two people involved in the fight to secure additional funding for local schools. Small urban districts have been among the hardest hit across the state, as funding gaps are realized year-after-year. The ... MORE
‘MORE THAN A CHALLENGE’: Auburn schools faces difficult future if funding not fulfilled by New York

‘MORE THAN A CHALLENGE’: Job cuts, fewer programs, and uncertainty in Auburn as school funding issues persist

It wouldn’t be a stretch to call the Auburn Enlarged City School District’s financial situation a crisis. Officials in the district are working hard to maintain adequate levels of staff, without hurting taxpayers, and fulfilling obligations laid out by New York State ... MORE