Disparities in Educational Outcomes Task Force Community Meeting
News Release Number: 15-124
Superintendent Jim McIntyre and the members of the Disparities in Educational Outcomes (DEO) Task Force invite students, families, educators and community members to participate in a community meeting to discuss and provide input in addressing achievement gaps and differences in discipline in the Knox County Schools that might be related to income, race, language and/or disability. The community meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 5:30 p.m. in the Austin-East Magnet High School Performing Arts Center (2800 Martin L. King, Jr. Avenue). The meeting will begin with a general session followed by small group breakout sessions for more in-depth discussion. We are inviting participants to share opinions, triumphs and challenges with regard to their observations and personal experiences with disparities, discipline and education. Light refreshments will be provided.
The meeting will be streamed live on knoxschools.org/kcstv and broadcast live on Comcast Cable channel 10. Two or more Knox County Board of Education members may be present.