Marion parents can tell school officials their feelings
The Marion County School district is providing parents with an opportunity to give their opinions about schools.
The survey that can be found on the school district website is meant to boost parental involvement. Marion County Public Schools Coordinator of Grants and Federal Programs Michelle Kernan says the district wants to give parents opportunities to participate in their children’s education.
The surveys ask questions about the leadership, education and conduct in the district. The responses are used by schools to create the following year’s school improvement plan. Surveys can also be found on the Parent Portal website and parents can contact schools for a hard copy.
All surveys must be filled out by March 26.
This entry was posted in Local
. Bookmark the permalink
More Stories in Local
Some Gainesville residents find the Hare Krishna philosophy peaceful and cathartic. Other however, remain wary of its legitimacy.
The city of Gainesville plans to renovate the restrooms at Kiwanis Challenge Park. Renovations are expected to begin July 13 and should be completed in the next 60 to 75 days.
Three-time war veteran Jeremy Johnson suffers from spinal cord injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder. 10 CAN, a Christian Adventure Network that works to help veterans and first responders, is easing him back into civilian life.
Community volunteers, like Tygur Scott, help clean and maintain Dignity Village. Dignity Village’s future is not clear, but the volunteer group’s work helps until the city figures out how to manage the tent neighborhood, according to Lieutenant Rob Koehler of the Gainesville City Police Department.
Shane Hartley and Troy Butler choose to ride their bikes to work because they know the health and environmental benefits of biking. In order to unite people like them, the Gainesville Citizens for Active Transportation want to start a bike-sharing program.