Northwest Arkansas School Districts Looking At School Of Innovation Program
Posted: February 19, 2014 at 5 a.m.
Springdale and Fayetteville school districts plan to apply to open a School of Innovation in August, and other Northwest Arkansas superintendents are considering ways to improve student performance.
At A Glance
A school or school district can apply to be a School of Innovation or a District of Innovation by filing an application with the Arkansas Department of Education. The district must show in its application it has:
• Formed a Council of Innovation of teachers, classified employees, a building administrator, parents, a member of the community and at least two students attending the school.
• At least 60 percent of the school’s personnel voting to approve the proposal.
• Adopted a resolution in support of the application.
Source: Staff Report
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