by Erin Albanese
Caledonia Community Schools —
One way to get parents talking: add days to the school year. When that type of change occurs, superintendents and Board of Education members know they'll be fielding many calls and emails. In Caledonia, that's when the Key Communicators launch into action, like modern-day town criers, ready to spread the word accurately and thoroughly to their school community. "When (the district) added on extra school days, people didn't know it was a state-mandated thing rather than a school district thing"