Saturday, September 01, 2007

Good Information from Seattle Council PTA

The September Seattle Council PTA newsletter had these important news items:

  • Seattle Council PTSA General Meeting – Sept. 24, 7pm, JSCEE (3rd & Lander) Special Guest: Maria Goodloe-Johnson
  • School Board Candidates Forum October 11 6:30-8:30 pm at the Stanford Center
  • New School Funding Model to Replace Weighted Student Formula: Guiding Principles measure set for introduction at Sept 5 SB Meeting
Seattle Public Schools is taking the next step in moving from the Weighted Student Formula model to a new “core standard” funding model for allocating resources to Seattle schools. On Sept. 5, the School Board will introduce a set of guiding principles for this new model with a vote proposed for Sept. 19. To see a copy of the DRAFT Policy Guidelines and more about opportunities for public input check out http://www.seattlecouncilptsa.org/
The Sept. 5 agenda with supporting documents should be posted by Friday afternoon.
  • Community Drop-in Meetings to Continue Discussion of Student Assignment Plan Revisions Stanford Center 2445 Third Ave. S.,Thursday, Sept. 6, 6:30-8:30 pm, JSCEE Room 2774.
There will be additional meetings scheduled after these. Please continue to check www.seattleschools.org/area/newassign/index.html for further information.

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