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Posted inSchools

Haws Mostly Compliant With District Expectations

The Racine Unified School District Board of Education is set to vote on whether to approve Superintendent Dr. Lolli Haws as “in compliance with exception” for its requirements that the superintendent protect the district’s assets at their meeting Jan. 23. The exception in question concerns a lack of digital archives for physical records, which will take […]

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Racine Unified Teachers: Budget ‘Woefully Under Funds’ Pay

About 30 teachers and teachers’ assistants stood outside Horlick High School Monday afternoon calling for fair wages that keeps up with inflation for all teachers and teaching assistants in the Racine Unified School District. Members of the Racine Education Association (REA) will present its compensation proposal to the Racine Unified School District on Wednesday and the Racine Education Assistants Association (REAA) will be […]

Posted inBreakingPolice and fire

Name Of 14-Year-Old Shooting Victim Released, Person Of Interest Sought

Racine Police are searching for Keller Mcquay, a 14-year-old boy, that has become a person of interest in the shooting death of his girlfriend Vista Jackson at 8:20 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10 at residence in the 1000 block of Albert St. Jackson, who suffered from a single gunshot wound, was a student at Horlick High School. Rescue […]

Posted inGovernment

Unified Administrators Propose Changes In Pay, Hiring

Racine Unified administrators sent an email to school board members and staff Tuesday night proposing several changes to the district’s employee handbook including changes around how seniority is used in hiring decisions and pay. Communications director Stacy Tapp said the changes are designed to have a positive impact on student achievement; improve efficiencies that lead more quickly to a balanced budget; and […]