Information meetings scheduled on instructional tax levy

School Improvement Plan/Instructional Support Levy

A special election seeking voter approval of the Instructional Support Levy will be held on Tuesday, February 20, 2001. If approved by the voters, the levy would be used to fund programs proposed in the District School Improvement Plan. Programs that would be added for the 2001-2002 school year include continuing to work on class size reduction, the addition of a fifth year of Spanish and French, expansion of the K-8 Extended Learning Program (talented and gifted) and library services, the addition of an orchestral strings program, additional remedial reading time at Pleasant
View and Riverdale Heights, ongoing funding for the school to work coordinator, an additional science specialist for grades 4-6, funding for the state mandated district-wide assessment program, and funding for K-12 staff development.

Public informational meetings regarding the School Improvement Plan and the Instructional Support Levy are scheduled as follows:

1/8/01 Board Meeting 7:00 p.m.
1/16/01 Riverdale Hts. 7:00 p.m.
1/18/01 Bridgeview Elem. 7:00 p.m.
1/23/01 Cody Elem. 7:00 p.m.
1/25/01 Pleasant View 7:00 p.m.
1/29/01 Black Hawk 7:00 p.m.
1/30/01 High School 7:00 p.m.

Civic clubs or other groups interested in a presentation may contact Supt. Dale Barber at 332-5550.

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