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ELKHART — Bigger classrooms, reduced pay increases for staff and programming cuts are among ideas being considered at Concord Community Schools after voters last week narrowly struck down the district’s measure to extend an existing operating referendum.

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ELKHART — Officials at Concord Community Schools will have to explore new revenue sources after voters narrowly turned down a referendum to renew a tax levy that would have been used to support education and future programs.

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ELKHART — Voters in the Concord Community Schools district have apparently rejected the district’s efforts to renew a school tax hike that school officials said was needed to help offset lack of funds from the state.

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ELKHART — Concord Intermediate School and Concord Ox Bow Elementary were recently recognized by U.S. News & World Report for outstanding academic performance in math and reading.

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The Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce Education/Career Development Council and Legislative Affairs Council will host a meeting Wednesday to discuss the Concord Community Schools referendum.

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ELKHART — School officials at Concord Community Schools collected feedback and questions from parents and community members Wednesday night about the district’s efforts to extend its existing operating referendum, though at a reduced rate.

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GOSHEN — Christopher Anderson, Elkhart County Clerk of the Circuit Court, is reminding voters of options available to those who wish to vote absentee ahead of the Concord Community Schools Special Election.

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ELKHART — A local police officer with nearly three decades of experience has been hired to serve as a Concord Community Schools Police Department officer.

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ELKHART — Concord Community Schools’ voters will be asked in November to extend the district’s existing operating funding from a previous referendum for eight years but at a lower rate.

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ELKHART — A former Concord High School social studies teacher accused of inappropriate behavior with students and possessing child pornography turned himself into authorities Tuesday.

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Walking into school after months of online learning, it was weird identifying a classmate by only their eyes, with half of their face covered by a surgical mask. It was an eerie feeling, and almost unreal like in the movies. My senior year was supposed to be filled with memories that would l…

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ELKHART — With graduation just weeks away for local high schools, education leaders share a goal of returning commencement ceremonies as close as possible to a more traditional approach.

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DUNLAP — Class moved outdoors for a group of local fourth-graders on Friday as they picked up some first-hand experience in meteorology.

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ELKHART — Teachers expressed their appreciation Wednesday after hearing that Meijer pharmacy in Goshen would partner with three local school corporations to administer COVID-19 vaccines to all school employees.

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DUNLAP — The Concord School Board has approved a resolution asking that Gov. Eric Holcomb prioritize teachers and district employees for COVID-19 vaccinations by moving them up to Phase 1 eligibility.

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ELKHART — Concord Community Schools will allow students to return to the classroom four days a week starting in March, school officials announced Thursday.

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ELKHART — Graduation rates have climbed statewide in Indiana and for most schools in Elkhart County, according to recently released information from the Indiana Department of Education.

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ELKHART — Concord High School’s annual holiday performance will go on virtually this year, a show that program leaders say will be a blast from the past – and present.

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ELKHART — All students at Concord Community Schools will return to a hybrid model next week due to a high number of COVID-19 cases in the district, school officials announced on Thursday.

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DUNLAP — Secondary students at Concord Community Schools will return to a hybrid instruction model next week for the remainder of the semester due to widespread COVID-19 cases, officials said.

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DUNLAP — Concord school board has approved a $64.2 million budget for 2021, a spending plan that will now go to the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance for review.

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ELKHART — Kim Bachtel of Elkhart has been named the next director of transportation for Concord Community Schools following a unanimous vote by the Concord School Board on Monday.

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ELKHART — The face masks may have hidden their smiles, but the excitement in their voices could still be heard as students at Concord West Side Elementary headed back to class for the first day of school Wednesday morning.

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DUNLAP — An Elkhart native and Concord High School alumnus has been selected to serve as a member of the Concord School Board.

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DUNLAP — After some contention transpired over Concord Community Schools’ decision to hold a virtual graduation commencement, school officials have now developed a new plan to hold in-person ceremonies.

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DUNLAP — Concord Community Schools officials may reconsider their decision to hold a virtual graduation ceremony after several parents and students expressed their disapproval of the move.

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DUNLAP — The COVID-19 pandemic is responsible for the cancellation of several events, but administrators at Concord Community Schools refused to let it stop them from celebrating their teachers and graduating seniors on Thursday afternoon.

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DUNLAP — Concord High School is moving forward with plans to hold an in-person commencement, school leaders announced at Monday’s school board meeting.

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