Gravette School Board approves education plan

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

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The Gravette School Board meeting Sept. 20 was much shorter than normal but on its agenda was an important item of business, the approval of educational goals for the year.

The four-page document involves academic improvement, professional development, communications and fiscal responsibility. Each item was addressed with specific goals in mind, many of which are interrelated.

Under the heading of Academic Improvement, the emphasis was placed on seeing Gravette students exceed the Benchmark and End-of-Course assessments. And at the elementary level, seeing that student performance is at or above regional schools in basic skills.

Development of a “feedback loop” through curriculum/student assessment by building principals and counselors, emphasis on utilizing educational technology tools, enhancement of on-and-off campus vocational opportunities ...


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