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Monday, 01 July 2013 16:57

Cros-Lex Superintendent Dr. Kevin Miller taking on the CPS District in November

(CARSONVILLE) -- Cros-Lex Schools Superintendent Dr. Kevin Miller will have two districts to oversee beginning November 1. The Carsonville-Port Sanilac School Board approved and signed a Dual Superintendency Cooperative Agreement during their meeting Friday, allowing Miller to share Superintendent responsibilities between both the Cros-Lex and CPS districts. Carsonville-Port Sanilac Schools will also receive services from Cros-Lex's curriculum director, special education teacher, technology director, and athletic director effective July 1. CPS student in grades 9-11 will also have the option to take elective, advanced placement, and online courses at Cros-Lex and participate in the Cros-Lex Early College Program. The Early College Program started in 2010 and allows students to graduate with a high school diploma and associate degree from St. Clair County Community College in 5-years.

In other business, the CPS School board approved the 100% Seat Time Waiver. The waiver allows students who cannot meet traditional attendance requirements to enroll in the Academy of Alternative Learners or the Virtual Program. The district is required to offer a computer or tablet and Internet access to enrolled students. Almost 40 students are currently in the program.

CPS School Board President Mary Ann Magri submitted her resignation Friday. The district is accepting letters of interest to fill the vacancy, which are due by Noon July 8. Interviews with candidates will take place on July 8. A special meeting will be held Tuesday, July 2 at 7 p.m. to interview candidates for the board seat made available after the resignation of Craig Schneider.