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JB Young, located at 1702 N Main St Davenport, Iowa, is where school board meetings take place. The Davenport Community School Board has seven board members that are elected every four years.

Issues for the students

Megan Dunn, Print Editor November 1, 2021

In one day, residents of 33 districts spanning Davenport, Walcott, Blue Grass, and Buffalo will choose from four candidates to elect three new school board members to the Davenport Community Schools.  Two...

The Davenport Community School District is facing a mandatory $13 million cut enforced by the state government.

Catastrophically cautious cuts

Joseph Potts, Reporter January 11, 2019

On Nov. 29, the Davenport School Board agreed to a two-year budget plan to remove 83 positions and cut $13 million for the 2019-2020 school year. The district was hoping to have to make less cuts due to...

The school board gathered for nearly two hours discussing the current state of the district.

A step forward

Tim O'Leary, Reporter November 8, 2018

An emergency board meeting was called at J.B. Young on Wednesday, Oct. 31 after the swearing in of interim Superintendent TJ Schneckloth the night before. The meeting discussed various topics, notably...

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District budget reduction plan passed

Emma Bernick, Media Editor September 4, 2018

On Tuesday Sept. 4, a special call school board meeting was held in the new Davenport Community School District board room located in the re-purposed J.B. Young school building. The meeting was called...

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