The FWCS Board discussed the budget and teachers' contracts during Monday's meeting.

GiaQuinta resigning from school board, making room for new leaders

Longtime FWCS Board President Mark GiaQuinta will resign April 1. What’s next for him isn’t clear, but he doesn’t plan to stray far from education. He said he wants to volunteer his time with the Fort Wayne Community Schools Foundation, and take on any special projects Superintendent Wendy Robinson may have. After ten years he’s eager to see those on the board and future members take on leadership roles.

Activists and protesters with the National Center for Transgender Equality rally in front of the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, in Washington, after the Department of Education and the Justice Department announce plans to overturn the school guidance on protecting transgender students. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance

The Wednesday decision is a reversal of an Obama-era directive issued in May. It will now be up to states and school districts to interpret whether federal sex discrimination law applies to gender identity.


Doppler 15 Fury Forecast

Another very warm day with highs in the 60s. Showers and even some strong storms may be on the way in the next 24 hours, and get the winter coat out for the weekend.

Butler coach Chris Holtmann stands in front of players on the bench during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Villanova, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, in Villanova, Pa. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)

Butler upsets no. 2 Villanova 74-66

Kelan Martin scored 22 points and fueled a stunning second-half rally to lead No. 22 Butler past No. 2 Villanova 74-66 on Wednesday night, snapping the Wildcats’ on-campus home winning streak at 48 games.