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The Sioux City Community School District is asking parents, staff and community members to weigh in on potential features for future facilities through a brief survey to be launched on March 5, 2013.
Working with independent research and communication firm K12 Insight, the District is launching this and future communication initiatives in the spirit of transparency and ongoing dialogue between District leadership and the Sioux City community. The survey is accessible through a link on the district website at http://www.siouxcityschools.org. All answers are strictly confidential.
"Any new facility must be cost-effective, while maximizing flexibility for our growing, diverse student body and providing an exemplary instructional program," said Dr. Paul R. Gausman, Superintendent of Schools. "It's crucial that our entire community actively participates in the critical decisions that must be made regarding the education of our students."
Anyone without access to a computer or the Internet may visit their local school to take the survey online. Residents may also call the school district at 279-6677 to request a paper copy of the survey. The goal is to ensure community-wide participation and feedback. Once the survey has closed on March 18, the District will close the loop by coming back to the community with results, along with an explanation of how they plan to use the data to make critical decisions.
"Difficult times require difficult decisions," said Gausman. "We need our community to work with us as equal partners with equal voices as we face these challenging decisions head-on, while remaining focused on our core mission — to educate students to believe in their talents and skills, achieve academic excellence, and succeed in reaching their potential."