In June 2012, the Greenwich Public Schools were cited by the CT State Board of Education for Racial Imbalance in two schools – Hamilton Avenue School (HAS) and New Lebanon School (NLS). As defined by State Statute (10-226e), schools are cited for racial imbalance when the percentage of the minority population in a given school is 25% points more or less than the average for the comparable schools in the District.
In January 2013, the Board of Education directed the Superintendent to develop a plan to address facility utilization and racial balance issues in the District.Over the last few months an extensive enrollment and demographic data analysis has been conducted. The Board of Education and the Greenwich community will be presented with the historical background, existing conditions and a definition of the problem at the May 23, 2013 Board of Education (BOE) meeting. A second presentation at the BOE June 6, 2013 meeting will explore possible options for addressing the facility utilization and racial balance issues that exist today and are projected for the future. The Greenwich community is encouraged to provide feedback through various (OPORTUNIDADES PARA COMENTARIO PÚBLICO)
Le recomendamos que envíe comentarios y sugerencias con respecto a la utilización de las instalaciones y las cuestiones sobre el equilibrio racial que enfrentan las Escuelas Públicas de Greenwich. Puede hacerlo en persona en cualquiera de los foros públicos o audiencias o enviar sus comentarios utilizando esta oportunidad de Comentarios Públicos en línea.