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Citizen Watchdog Group Reports on Kansas City, Missouri School Board’s Nov. 2 Meeting

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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, Nov. 2, meeting.

You can read the report here: http://tinyurl.com/6scuhap

The citizens’ summary of the board’s performance?:

“Eight Board Watchers attended the November 2, 2011 school board meeting which was an informational meeting in which staff or other resource persons make presentations to the Board about topics of interest and relevance. The Human Resources staff made an extensive presentation to the Board about policies and procedures that are being developed for teacher hiring and performance evaluation. The plans are ambitious, but they seem like the plans of an effective, stable, medium sized district. We wonder if they are realistic for a shrinking, failing district. What the immediate priorities should be for turning the district around were not discussed.”

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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About jwmartinez

JoLynne is a journalist and educator. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Kansas and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Park University and is certified to teach high school journalism and English. Former employment includes work for Cable News Network and the University of Missouri-Kansas City in addition to freelancing for clients such as the Kansas City Star and The Pitch.


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