LRSD Civic Advisory Committee
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After a consensus among its members, the LRSD Civic Advisory Committee has changed its meeting dates to the fourth Thursday of each month. This schedule will be followed unless the dates occur during holidays and graduation ceremonies. The meetings will be held at 5 p.m. in the LRSD Administration Building, 810 W. Markham. The role of the LRSD Civic Advisory Committee is to review the progress of the LRSD in meeting established goals to be removed from state authority. The LRSD Civic Advisory Committee will make recommendations for communication of data to the general public and stakeholders of the LRSD.
Seven zone representatives and two philanthropic organizations were identified to serve on the LRSD Civic Advisory Committee following a selection process in March that included state legislators from Little Rock School District boundaries. A subsequent decision was made to add community member Greg Adams to serve in a co-chair capacity with Dionne Jackson. These members will help comprise the committee (legislators selected one additional philanthropic organization from the original applicants) that will also consist of two students and two teachers from each of the six LRSD schools with academic distress designations.
The zone members and philanthropic organizations appointed in 2015 were:
Dionne B. Jackson
John L. Wilkerson
Brenda "BJ" Wyrick
Little Rock Public Education Foundation - Eugene Levy
Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance - Kathy Webb
Baseline Elementary School
Updated Teacher Representation at Baseline as of (September 7, 2015)
Cloverdale Middle School
Henderson Middle School
Fair High School
Hall High School
McClellan High School
Two students from each of the six academically distressed schools listed above.
The superintendent and LRSD staff will make presentations of data to the LRSD Civic Advisory Committee for consideration. The LRSD will provide staff support to the committee. A written agenda and minutes of each meeting will be posted monthly on the LRSD website. Transportation of the student committee members will be provided by the district. No stipend, salary, fees membership, or travel reimbursement will be provided to committee members.
Additional information regarding meetings of the LRSD Civic Advisory Committee will be posted on the district's website.
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