Draft Education Compact Released

Media Advisory                       Friday, June 16, 2017

Contact: Dr. Thad Williamson

Office: (804) 646-7984

Thad.Williamson@richmondgov.com

 

Mayor Stoney Releases Draft Education Compact Resolution, Sets Joint Meeting

 

Richmond, VA – On behalf of the Education Compact working group, Mayor Stoney is pleased to release the current working draft of the Education Compact Resolution. This Resolution updates and revises the initial draft Education Compact documents released in February 2017.

 

The draft Resolution specifies the content and purpose of the Education Compact, with a focus on establishing a collaborative framework aimed at addressing the needs of schools, children and families. The attached document is in the form of a proposed School Board resolution; it is anticipated City Council will consider a parallel resolution. This document is a draft and is subject to change.

 

A special joint meeting of Richmond City Council and the School Board will be held on Monday, June 26 at 3 p.m. at the Library of Virginia for the purposes of discussing the draft resolution. No official action on the resolution will be taken at that meeting.

 

In addition to the draft Compact resolution, please also see the attached explanatory “Readers’ Guide” addressing common questions concerning the Compact.

 

Mayor Stoney and the Education Compact working group thank all residents who have taken time to attend one of the 12 Education Compact meetings and provide feedback on the initial Compact proposal.

 

Click here to view the Education Compact Draft School Board Resolution.

 

Click here to view the Reader’s Guide to the Revised Education Compact Resolution and FAQs

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