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Corbin schools receive $975k literacy grant

Corbin Independent Schools will receive a $975,000 federal grant to improve literacy at all grade levels. At the Corbin Independent School Board’s regular monthly meeting Thursday, Mark Daniels, Director of Support Services, announced that the school system had been awarded the...

Corbin school board approves bids on old middle school renovations

The last step authorizing the renovations to Corbin Independent Schools’ flagship building has been taken and work is set to begin in September. At a special called meeting of the board of education Tuesday night, the board awarded the bids on the $7 million project that will...

Corbin Board of Education discusses security cameras

When completed, the new Corbin Middle School will have roughly 95 surveillance cameras monitoring hallways and immediate outdoor areas, with possibly more that could be added in the future. Members of the Corbin Independent Schools Board of Education briefly discussed the camera...

With new middle school on schedule, Corbin BOE turns attention to primary school addition

The Corbin Board of Education took another step toward the construction of a new wing at the primary school Thursday by approving the construction documents and a motion to advertise for bids. The new wing will be constructed between the kindergarten and first grade pods. “It...

Corbin BOE approves property tax increase

The Corbin Board of Education voted Thursday to increase property taxes. By a vote of 4-0, the board approved a 4 percent increase in the rate. Superintendent David Cox recommended the increase from 64.1 cents per $100 of assessed value to 66.7 cents per $100 of assessed value....

Corbin Board of Education authorizes superintendent to call meeting of long range facilities planning committee

Construction at the new Corbin Middle School is on pace to have the building ready when the 2018-19 school year begins and the Corbin Board of Education has begun the process to determine where grades three, four and five will be housed. At a working session of the board Monday...