Due to inclement weather last week, the meeting of state legislators to select zone representatives for the Little Rock School District Civic Advisory Committee was delayed. State senators and representatives from LRSD boundaries will now convene Monday, March 16, 2015, 3:30 p.m. to select seven (7) regional representatives consisting of parents and community members who reside in the seven (7) zones within the LRSD. In addition, the committee of elected representatives and senators from the LRSD boundaries will select (1) philanthropic organization serving the Little Rock School District to serve on the LRSD Civic Advisory Committee. Legislators will select representatives from among the names that were previously submitted by the deadline of February 20, 2015.
Each principal from the six academically distressed schools in LRSD has also been requested to select two (2) students and two (2) teachers who will represent the six academically distressed schools to serve on the LRSD Civic Advisory Committee.
The final list of twelve (12) committee members will be posted to the LRSD website.
Civic Advisory Committee Roles and Responsibilities
LRSD Civic Advisory Committee
The LRSD Civic Advisory Committee will meet monthly on the third Tuesday of each month from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in the Little Rock School District Administration Building, 810 W. Markham, to review the progress of the LRSD in meeting established goals to be removed from state authority. The LRSD Civic Advisory Committee will make recommendations for communication of data to the general public and stakeholders of the LRSD. Additional electronic meetings may be held at the discretion of the superintendent.
LRSD Superintendent and LRSD Staff
The superintendent and LRSD staff will make presentations of data to the LRSD Civic Advisory Committee for consideration. The LRSD will provide staff support to the committee. A written agenda and minutes of each meeting will be posted monthly on the LRSD website. Transportation of the student committee members will be provided by the district. No stipend, salary, fees, membership, or travel reimbursement will be provided to committee members.