Ashland School District No. 5, Jackson County, Oregon - The Board of Directors met in a work session Monday, February 25, 2008, at 7:00 pm. in the Bellview School Library. Present were:
Mat Marr ) Chair
Ruth Alexander )
Keith Massie ) Board Members
Heidi Parker )
Amy Patton )
Juli Di Chiro, Superintendent
I. Call to Order
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chair Marr
II. Roll Check
A roll of the board was taken and all members were present.
III. Discuss Elementary Class Size
Juli Di Chiro reviewed the declining enrollment in the district, the AQEM prototype school cost model, and research on class size and teacher quality. The Board asked clarifying questions and made comments on the information which was presented.
Public comment was received. A community member presented a synthesis of an analysis of current class size conditions of elementary schools in
There was consensus amongst board members to form a task force to study this issue. This item will be placed on the board agenda for consideration in March.
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 9:00 pm.
Respectfully submitted by Jeanne Peterson, Administrative Assistant.