Greater Clark County Schools

Candidates looking to become the next Superintendent of Greater Clark County Schools are being interviewed this week.

Whoever takes over for current Superintendent Stephen Daescher will be expected to continue the district’s success. Daeschner has improved student achievement since taking over in 2009; Greater Clark met all No Child Left Behind goals last year. But Daeschner’s nearly $230,000 salary makes him one of the highest paid superintendent’s in the state and that will likely be cut to $180,000. [click to continue…]

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Greater Clark School Board Will Not Renew Daeschner’s Contract

by Devin Katayama December 7, 2011

The Greater Clark County Schools board has voted not to renew superintendent Stephen Daeschner’s contract next year. Despite a rally held by supporters on Monday, and several who showed up in support at Tuesday night’s meeting, the board voted 5-2 not to extend his $225,000 contract, which expires next summer. The vote was expected to […]

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Rally Held For Greater Clark County Schools’ Superintendent

by Devin Katayama December 5, 2011

Some southern Indiana residents will rally Monday night in support of Greater Clark County Schools’ superintendent Stephen Daeschner. The school board announced last week that it is discussing options for keeping Daeschner working in the district, which may include a pay cut or a demotion. Daeschner has been publicly silent on whether he would accept […]

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Greater Clark County Schools Continues Discussions About Superintendent’s Future

by Devin Katayama November 30, 2011

The Greater Clark County School Corporation Board of School Trustees has offered Superintendent Stephen Daeschner the chance to remain at his current position, but with lower pay. The board met Tuesday night to discuss options for Daeschner’s future with the district. His current salary is $225,000, but that will need to be cut to help […]

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Greater Clark Schools Decides Fate of Superintendent Soon

by Devin Katayama November 28, 2011

Indiana’s Greater Clark County School Board will meet in executive session Tuesday to discuss the future of Superintendent Stephen Daeschner. “We’re just going to put everything out on the table and talk about it and ask questions so that we know what direction we can head in and what directions are cut off so we […]

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Jeffersonville Schools Open Doors Earlier For Parents

by Devin Katayama September 12, 2011

Certain Greater Clark County Schools are helping some parents adjust to changes in their schedules due to the indefinite closure of the Sherman Minton Bridge. A partner of Greater Clark County Schools, Communities in Schools, has opened its extended-day learning program to all parents for a daily fee for this week only. Parents can drop […]

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Greater Clark County Schools ACT Test Results

by Devin Katayama August 24, 2011

Last week, WFPL reported last year’s preliminary ACT scores were released for Greater Clark County Schools. Around 29 percent of Indiana students were tested and overall they scored above the national average. But Greater Clark County School students didn’t meet the same mark. Although some schools increased student achievement by 32 percent and all elementary […]

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Greater Clark County Schools Still Has Work To Do

by Devin Katayama August 19, 2011

Greater Clark County School students began classes this week with its No Child Left Behind goals met and all elementary schools making adequate yearly progress. But the district still has a lot of work to do, said Superintendent Stephen Daeschner. Last year’s ACT results were released this week. Unlike Kentucky, Indiana does not require all […]

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Daeschner Hired At GCCS

by Gabe Bullard May 20, 2009

The Greater Clark County School Board has hired Stephen Daeschner as the district’s new superintendent.

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Greater Clark Schools To Hold Forums With Superintendent Finalist

by Gabe Bullard May 18, 2009

Greater Clark County Schools will hold three public meetings Tuesday with the finalist for the district’s open superintendent position.

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