Our Goals

High expectations for all children

IMPROVING reading and math proficiency, beginning with sustained full-day kindergarten, smaller class size, more classroom assistants and extra help
INCREASING the graduation rate and college going culture
ENSURING the success of English language learners and students with disabilities
GROWING the International Baccalaureate program

Board transparency and community outreach

BUILDING relationships with the community
EXPLAINING issues to the public (including far better use of website)
COLLECTING the public’s opinions (including parents, teachers and staff)
RESPONSIVE decision-making (e.g. polling places)

Proper learning environment for all kids

OVERSEEING the bond implementation
STOPPING sales of any schools
ADDRESSING overcrowding
HIRING more teachers, teaching assistants, substitutes, support staff

Enhanced student and family services

ADDING advisors and counselors to deal with issues such as sex abuse, drug abuse, pregnancy, mental health
ADDING peer mentoring and student volunteering
CREATING more special events
ENSURING responsive staff and administrators