The public has an opportunitiy to provide input regarding qualities sought for the new Superintendent:
- 9/19/2007; 7:00p.m. at Memorial High School (Auditorium) [Map]
- 9/20/2007; 7:00p.m. La Follette High School (Auditorium) [Map]
I passed along a few general thoughts earlier today:
An organization’s forthrightness and philosophy is set from the top.
I cited examples including: the past method of discussing referendum costs without the effect of negative aid (reduction in state aids that requires increased local property taxes), parsing math and reading test results, structural deficits and collecting data on new initiatives to determine their validity and utility [RSS]. Public/Taxpayer confidence in our $340M+ school district is critical to successful future referendums.
- Interact with our rich community
Madison offers an unprecedented financial and intellectual environment for someone willing to seize the opportunity.
- Raise academic expectations via a substantive, world class curriculum
We do our students no favors by watering down curricular quality.
Susan Troller has more.