April 23, 2013 | Vol. 94, No. 95

Ironwood school board ponders policies

IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Area School Board of Education discussed adjusting policies for the school district Monday.

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SUPERINTENDENT TIM Kolesar points to the enrollment report during an Ironwood Area School Board of Education meeting Monday.

The board reviewed and discussed seven NEOLA of Michigan policies relating to a variety of topics, with six being approved.

The one policy that didn’t pass was on recommendation of superintendent Tim Kolesar, in relation to the number of hours each grade level would be required to have on health education.

According to Kolesar, the district would have to provide a minimum of 50 hours of instruction, something he called “difficult to do.”

“The state pushing core curri...