The detailed plan is the work of dozens of parents, community members, staff, and administrators. It builds a framework of strategies, actions steps, and measurable objectives to achieve three strategic goals of the district:
- Provide engaging and equitable opportunities to enhance & sustain learning.
- Prepare students for higher education and the 21st Century Workforce.
- Increase sustainable and productive community partnerships to maximize educational opportunities.
To maximize academic achievement and personal growth for every student.and its top level vision:
To produce the Nation’s best!The document itemizes detailed strategies, assigns responsibilities for their implementation, and identifies a method of measuring the success of programs at all educational levels in support of these goals.
It states the following, as its "theory of action:"
If we focus on strengthening the relationship between teachers, content, and students, design and implement high quality instruction that engages and interests students, and build strong community partnerships, we will raise student achievement and prepare students adequately for higher education and the 21st Century workforce.While the plan doesn't answer some of the specific visible concerns of parents such as "is there a restructing plan for the elementary schools coming?" "will class sizes continue to creep upward?" and "what about Briscoe?," it does lay out a detailed and forward-thinking roadmap for the educational mission of the district, and will be used to make decisions on those issues in the future.