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Feb
23

Fairfield BoE Public Hearing Re: Racial Imbalance Plan

When:
March 16, 2017 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm
2017-03-16T18:45:00-04:00
2017-03-16T20:00:00-04:00
Where:
Roger Ludlowe Middle School

Recently, the Fairfield Board of Education (BoE) announced in a press release (see below) that there will be a public hearing on the topic of the racial imbalance plan at a rescheduled  meeting (due to snow) on Thursday, March 16, 6:45pm, Roger Ludlowe Middle School, Fairfield. There will be time for public comment. Anyone who wishes to speak to this topic should attend. 


PRESS RELEASE:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Jessica Gerber, jbgerbs@optonline.net

FAIRFIELD BOARD OF EDUCATION TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING RACIAL IMBALANCE PLAN

As part of the procedures for addressing the CT State BoE’s request for an amendment to Fairfield’s Racial Imbalance Plan, the Fairfield BoE will be having a public hearing on the topic prior to their next Regular Meeting on Tuesday, March 14. The hearing will begin at 6:45PM at 501 Kings Highway, 2nd Floor. Anyone who wishes to speak to this topic should attend. At the conclusion of the hearing, the BoE will begin its Regular meeting, where one of the topics will be “to review the action plan with a detailed timetable for meeting interim progress benchmarks and additional measures to correct the racial imbalance at McKinley.” This action plan will be available on the Fairfield BoE website. (http://fairfieldschools.org/board-of-education/meetings-minutes-agendas/) no later than the morning of Friday, March 10. In the meantime, anyone who wishes to review the present plan can do so by going to the FPS website or clicking here: http://cdn.fairfieldschools.org/boe/news/Fairfield_Racial_Imbalance_Plan-APPROVED_2016-11-15.pdf

To see the information reviewed by the State BoE click here:

http://www.sde.ct.gov/sde/lib/sde/pdf/board/boardmaterials010417/consideration_of_fairfield_public_school_system_s_plan_to_correct_racial_imbalance_at_mckinley_school.pdf

And to see the State BoE Meeting Minutes click here: http://www.sde.ct.gov/sde/lib/sde/pdf/board/minutes2017/minutes_SBE_010417.pdf