A citizen watchdog group, Do the Right Thing for Kids, has released its report assessing the performance of the Kansas City, Missouri School Board’s performance during its Wednesday, Oct. 12, meeting.
You can read the report here: http://www.dotherightthingforkids.org/reportcards/october-12-2011/
The citizens’ summary of the board’s performance?:
“At its October 12 meeting the Board heard from senior staff about goals and plans for implementation of the long range Transformation Plan which was developed last year. This is an extremely ambitious plan that will involve a good deal of staff time and resources. While each of the goals is, in itself, a desirable target, observers from Do The Right Thing for Kids are concerned that the District may be taking on too much given the current stress on the organization from loss of accreditation, lack of continuity in leadership, and the inevitable shrinkage of enrollment and funds. Some priorities will need to be set. In future we will report in more detail on the Transformation Plan and efforts related to it.”
If you would like to find out more about Do the Right Thing for kids, the KC Education Enterprise published a story last August with information about who they are and what they do: http://tinyurl.com/5ruawxv
Also, if you would like to subscribe to their monthly reports, here is a link to their e-mail subscription page: http://tinyurl.com/6avsyk7
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