At today's board workshop on Integrated Planning, the district has removed its recommendation to close the AS#1 program and repurpose the Pinehurst building into a sped Pre-K. The new proposal is
•Keep current program
•Engage and work with the school community to develop an action plan
•Set specific timeline and outcomes for increased enrollment and academic achievement
•Executive Director will monitor
It is possible to get heard - it just takes a monumental effort from parents, staff, and the community. The AS#1 community has had the misfortune of proving this year after year. If your message is true it is possible to be heard. Congratulations to the AS#1 community on another hard fought victory. Thanks to the board for pushing back and getting the staff to change their recommendation.
(my family is no longer at AS#1 but we still value the unique option that the school provides to families in the district)
Why is AS#1 worth saving? Check it out: