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I am an observer from the Board on a School District committee concerning Choice Schools and their future. Rock Hill Schools currently offers within district choice. For certain specified schools, parents may apply to enroll their child away from their … Continue reading
When the Administration presented their plan for iRock on December 14, 2012, members of the Rock Hill 3 School Board had a number of questions. In November 2012 the Board had explicitly set as our highest priority a focus on … Continue reading
At the request of members of the Rock Hill 3 School Board, the administration established a special committee to discuss criteria for determining the impact of the iRock program on student achievement. About 25 people, including parents of students and … Continue reading
Summary of some of the ideas and beliefs made by the Administration at the December 10, 2012 Board Meeting. Students learn best under the guidance of highly trained teachers who must be supported with tools and resources. Today those tools … Continue reading
Among the best books I read in the last year was Why Nations Fail. (1) One of its concepts is that throughout history there have been inventions so important that they changed everything thereafter. Thus, they are disruptive innovations. The … Continue reading