New Ulm School Board Preview 26 Jan 12

The New Ulm District 88 School Board will revisit a proposal to move to a 6-period school day today (THU). The initial plan was discussed in length during the school board meeting earlier this month, with the board requesting that more details be provided before the proposal is approved. The cost-cutting switch from seven to six periods at New Ulm High School would also cut the number of lunch periods from five to four and reportedly help improve test scores. A decision must be made soon due to student registration deadlines. In other business this evening, the District 88 school board is also expected to decide on a potential target for extracurricular budget cuts. The meeting starts at 7pm at the District Administrative Center.