Jasper County Schools

The Board of Education normally holds regular monthly meetings, open to the public on the third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Meetings are held at the District Board of Education office at 609 S. Lafayette St in Newton.

All school board meetings, work sessions and committee meetings are open to the public in accordance with the Open Meetings Act except for specific sessions called “closed session” to discuss matters that are legally closed.

Citizens have the opportunity to address the Board of Education during public comments. Per Board policy 2:230 Public Participation at School Board Meetings and Petitions to the Board, citizens addressing the Board are asked to identify him or herself and be brief. Ordinarily, such comments shall be limited to 2 minutes. In unusual circumstances, a person may be allowed to speak for more than 2 minutes. A person who gives advance notice to the Superintendent one week before the meeting may be allowed to speak for 5 minutes. Petitions or written correspondence to the Board shall be presented to the Board in the next regular Board packet.

The Superintendent is appointed by the School Board and has administrative authority for the direction and operation of the school system under policies adopted by the School Board.

2020 - 2021 School Year

21Jun

June Board Meeting

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17May

May Board Meeting

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26Apr

April Board Meeting

Mask required per COVID restrictions

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23Mar

March 23rd Special Board Meeting

In peron meeting. Masks required per COVID restrictions.

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15Mar

March Board Meeting

Meeting Instructions - http://go.jccu1.org/March2021BoardMtgInstructions

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15Feb

February Board Meeting

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18Jan

January Board Meeting

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21Dec

December Board Meeting

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16Nov

November Board Meeting

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19Oct

October Board Meeting

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5Oct

October Special Board Meeting

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21Sep

September Board Meeting

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17Aug

August Board Meeting

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20Jul

July Board Meeting

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