The Record-Eagle's past and continuing coverage of key issues at Traverse City Area Public Schools:

TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse City Area Public Schools Board of Education will receive three appeals regarding recent denials and redactions of…

TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City Area Public Schools released more communications between Board of Education President Sue Kelly and former Super…

TRAVERSE CITY — It came down to the final board member vote, but Ben McGuire was named as the newest Traverse City Area Public Schools Board o…

TRAVERSE CITY — Nine candidates are set to be interviewed and one will be sworn in for a soon-to-be vacant seat on the Traverse City Area Publ…

TRAVERSE CITY — Ann Cardon had to shake off some nerves as she sat before the Traverse City Area Public Schools Board of Education on May 18.

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TRAVERSE CITY — A letter calling for the forced resignations of four Traverse City Area Public Schools board members hit social media late Mon…

TRAVERSE CITY — A cigarette lighter (without fluid). A ball of steel wool. Extra shirts and pants. A can of Crisco shortening. A 20-by-20 foot…

TRAVERSE CITY — A grant secured by embattled state representative Larry Inman could bail out Traverse City Area Public Schools.

TRAVERSE CITY — Ann Cardon walked into her first day as Traverse City Area Public Schools superintendent with a lot on her plate.

TRAVERSE CITY — The nearly yearlong saga into a possible student accounting error at Traverse City Area Public Schools could be wrapped up by …

TRAVERSE CITY — All that is left of the search for a new Traverse City Area Public Schools superintendent seems to be the details.

TRAVERSE CITY — The Game of Thrones series finale was the topic of discussion among some trustees before the Traverse City Area Public Schools…

TRAVERSE CITY — A closed session that lasted just about a half hour resulted in a unanimous vote by Traverse City Area Public Schools Board of…

TRAVERSE CITY — Tensions rose briefly Monday as Traverse City Area Public Schools Board of Education trustees debated the criteria for hiring …

TRAVERSE CITY — The next superintendent of Traverse City Area Public Schools could be known by May 30. TCAPS Board of Education trustees Monday unanimously approved a timeline to find and name the district's new leader and set May 30 as the selection date.

TRAVERSE CITY — New trustees took over their responsibilities on the Traverse City Area Public Schools Board of Education on Jan. 1, but the board itself is in precarious position of not having a president until Monday's meeting.

TRAVERSE CITY — Paul Soma spent much of 2018 in the spotlight as the Traverse City Area Public Schools superintendent found himself front and …

TRAVERSE CITY — Tacked onto the nearly $1.3 billion supplemental spending plan passed by the Michigan legislature Friday is a $700,000 payment…

TRAVERSE CITY — A successful bond proposal, rising student achievement and improved staff relations earned Paul Soma a bump in pay for the nex…

TRAVERSE CITY — After a year marred by controversy and an investigation into allegations of bullying and discrimination by the district's superintendent, Traverse City Area Public Schools Board of Education trustees met behind closed doors for more than two hours Monday to discuss Superintendent Paul Soma's 2018 performance. The verdict — "highly effective."

TRAVERSE CITY — Paul Soma is calling the state's investigation into a Traverse City Area Public Schools virtual homeschool program part of a "…

TRAVERSE CITY — Details regarding when local school officials knew about an issue with an incorrect student count at a homeschool program are …

TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City Area Public Schools will not see a deduction from its monthly state-aid payment despite an investigation finding an apparent miscalculation of students in the district's virtual homeschool program.

TRAVERSE CITY — Five seats on the Traverse City Area Public Schools Board of Education are there for the taking on Nov. 6. Seven of the 10 candidates vying for those seats laid out their platforms and addressed the district's most pressing issues Thursday during the League of Women Voters forum at Garfield Hall Township. Melissa Hogan, Erica Moon Mohr and Rhonda Busch were not present.

A possible classification error of students at the Northern Michigan Partnership virtual homeschool could cost Traverse City Area Public Schools $700,000 and maybe more if the MDE's determination stands. But TCAPS Superintendent Paul Soma does not believe it will and said Tuesday the $700,000 has already been returned to the district.

TRAVERSE CITY — Bill Smith made the short drive from the grand opening of the new Eastern Elementary School to the Ida B. Tompkins Administrat…

TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse City Area Public Schools Board of Education has seen an unusual amount of turnover in the previous two months wit…

The TCAPS Human Resources/Policy Committee was set to name its recommendations from a small crop of candidates, including Megan Crandall, Bill Smith, Matt Anderson and HT Snowday, at its meeting Wednesday. Board President Erik Falconer, Vice President Sue Kelly and Secretary Doris Ellery, however, expressed concerns regarding applicants only interested in serving in the interim.

TRAVERSE CITY — The weight of the 231-page document detailing the three-month long investigation and its findings of Traverse City Area Public Schools Superintendent Paul Soma hit the public Friday. The outcome of the investigation was already known Monday after TCAPS Board of Education trustees adopted a resolution affirming the results that Soma did not violate civil rights acts.

TRAVERSE CITY — Jan Geht is stepping down from his position on the Traverse City Area Public Schools Board of Education less than two years into his four-year term. Although Geht has not officially informed board trustees of his decision, he confirmed Friday he was leaving in mid-July to take a job in St. Paul, Minnesota.

TRAVERSE CITY — An investigation into Traverse City Area Public Schools Superintendent Paul Soma did not find enough evidence to support he violated state and civil rights acts. Rehmann Corporate Investigative Services provided the TCAPS Board of Education with its findings on June 4. Trustees discussed the results of the investigation for nearly two hours Monday and adopted a resolution by a unanimous vote clearing Soma of any wrongdoing.

TRAVERSE CITY — A recently released report produced by an investigation into accusations levied against Traverse City Area Public Schools exec…

TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City Area Public Schools Board of Education members exonerated Superintendent Paul Soma and the executive team in thr…

TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City Area Public Schools trustees abruptly halted a probe into accusations levied against Superintendent Paul Soma af…

TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City Area Public Schools Superintendent Paul Soma’s contract is set to expire next year, but school officials said re…

TRAVERSE CITY — Officials at Traverse City Area Public Schools hope a downstate attorney will help guide an impartial investigation after empl…

TRAVERSE CITY — Officials at Traverse City Area Public Schools still can't agree on details surrounding the removal of West Senior High School…

TRAVERSE CITY — The principal of Traverse City Area Public Schools’ largest high school plans to fight a five-day unpaid suspension levied ove…