Pictured left to right: BSD Superintendent Dr. Micheal Hester, State Sen. James Sturch, Community School Coordinator Laura Howard, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum Instruction Jennifer Douglas, State Rep. Stu Smith, and Batesville Mayor Rick Elumbaugh
Thursday morning the Batesville School District along with the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a commemorative celebration announcing the district-wide implementation fo the National Community School Model.
The district is the first in the state to adopt and implement the model following the adoption of Arknasas Senate Resolution 25 on March 11, 2019.
“Community schools are an effective practice to improve student outcomes, promote opportunity, and increase equity,” stated a release about the event.
View the full commemorative celebration on our Facebook page. The below infographic gives further insight into the Community Schools model adopted by the district.
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