Imagine Our Schools Meeting – Tuesday Jan 29, 7pm

The Imagine Our School consultants will unveil the first draft of their plan Tuesday at Citadel High…
MY THOUGHTS:
A lot of people have asked me what I think. I have no strong opinion. As a member of the SAC “focus group” I saw advanced information last week with all the other SACs.

The proposals, which were for either 6 P-9 schools, or 8 P-6 and only two 550 student JHS 7-9 schools, were, at base, unrealistic, as the bottom line for me is I have yet to see a costed, affordable and achievable plan.

Like the HRSB plan before it, this is a plan to build, and the proposals seem to be very ambitious, probably far more ambitious than we ever can realistically expect to be funded by the Province.

I urge you to come to this meeting to see what is proposed and be prepared to argue your heart out if you don’t like what you see.

THE MEETING DETAILS:
“Imagine Our Schools is a long-range planning process focused on engaging the public in a constructive conversation about the future of our schools. Key meetings to outline and discuss options for schools will take place on the following dates:

January 29, 2008
Halifax Peninsula Community Meeting
Citadel High Family of Schools
Location: Citadel High School – Cafeteria (1855 Trollope Street, Halifax)
7 pm to 9 pm

Options have been prepared by our consultants based upon public input thus far. For more information regarding Imagine Our Schools, click here http://www.hrsb.ns.ca/content/id/994.html”

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