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On the record – McDonald

WHAT: Board of Education meeting Wednesday

PRESENT: Joe Cappuzzello, Tom Hannon, Jody Klase, Donna Shields and John Saganich

The board:

• Hired Lindsey Bumgardner as a Title 1 teacher at Roosevelt Elementary School at $17 per hour for 28.75 hours per week;

• Passed a resolution opposing Ohio EdChoice Scholarship (voucher) program, which takes public school funds away when students attend private schools. Superintendent Kevin O’Connell said the private schools should be required to administer the same tests that public schools do. He said the state is looking at making changes on this;

• Heard from O’Connell he has spoken to Village Administrator Tom Domitrovich and the McDonald Baseball Association about getting new bleachers for the ballfields at the village park;

• Received various donations for the Backpack Buddies Program that gets food to children for the weekends.

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