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Wednesday, December 12, 2007

The Chesterfield County School Board has an approved Six-year plan

In what should be a good sign that the Chesterfield political machine is ready to listen to the voter the Chesterfield School board voted to approve of a new 6-year plan for after in put from voters. Read story here: http://www.inrich.com/cva/ric/news/community/chesterfield.apx.-content-articles-RTD-2007-12-12-0166.html
Interesting quotes from article,” School officials said the plan includes examples of all school-improvement models, though specific references to the High Schools That Work no-zero policy has been taken out.
On the honors-courses issue, parents such as Julia Torres-Barden said Chesterfield is experiencing a change in demographics, and that diversity means the school division should expand its options for students, not eliminate them.
"You cannot understand what it's like for minority students until you are one," she said.”

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