LRSD Zone and Community Meetings Update

        

The Little Rock School District wishes to thank all those who participated in Wednesday night’s (November 9) Zone 1 meeting.  Approximately 200 stakeholders were in attendance, which is a positive indication of the passion stakeholders have for LRSD students and schools. 

Six additional zone meetings will occur over the next two months.

Zone meetings will be held on the following dates: 

Date

Zone

Time

Location

Address

Nov. 9, 2016    

Zone 1 

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Dunbar Community Center

1001 W. 16th Street

Nov. 14, 2016

Zone 2 

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Stephens Community Center

3720 W. 18th Street

Nov. 16, 2016 

Zone 3 

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church

4823 Woodlawn

Nov. 28, 2016

Zone 4 

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Fulbright Elementary

300 Pleasant Valley Dr.

Nov. 29, 2016

Zone 5 

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Henderson Middle School

401 John Barrow Rd.

Dec. 1, 2016

Zone 6 

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Greater Second Baptist Church

5615 Geyer Springs

Dec. 6, 2016 

Zone 7 

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Southwest Community Center

6401 Baseline Rd.

 

These meetings are designed for stakeholders to have additional opportunities to share input about the current proposals.  During the zone meetings, stakeholders will work in groups at tables, studying data about each school, along with rationale about proposed cuts, and provide feedback or recommendations. 

Please click here to see the agenda for tonight's meeting:
Discussion Guide

Facilities Utilization Zone Meetings - Comments and Input, Current to Zone 6 Meeting December 1st

Description of Columns Headers

Facilities Planning Document - 11.28.16

Community Input - From November 9th - November 16, 2016

Community Input - November 9, 2016

Community participation has been solicited the following ways:

  • October 17-23, 2016 – Online survey among LRSD stakeholders
  • November 3, 2016 – Updated budget proposal presented to the community
  • November 9, 2016 – School Zone 1 meeting held to gather additional feedback on updated proposal
  • November –December, 2016 – Ongoing School Zone meetings
     

Stakeholder feedback, gathered at the zone meetings, will be compiled at the end of each session, shared during upcoming meetings, and posted on the lrsd.org website.  Following the last school zone meeting, community members will prioritize proposed cuts based upon list of updated recommendations.

  • Prioritized list will be presented to the LRSD Community Advisory Board
  • Community meetings will be held within the affected school communities during which time stakeholders will have an opportunity to voice their concerns.   Those meetings will occur on the following dates, if necessary:

Date

January 4, 2017
January 9, 2017
January 10, 2017
January 11, 2017

The final budget recommendations will be made to Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key.   

Stakeholders may attend any of the meetings.  Please continue to check the lrsd.org website for updates.