Traditional schools and programs need a fair share of the allocated resources, just as Magnet and I. B. programs receive.
Teachers and support personnel deserve to have their questions answered immediately. There should be better communication from the District Office.
The Polk County School Board needs to reinstate student recognitions at the bi-monthly board meetings.
Hardcopy textbooks are still needed for many classes and programs. The educational needs of students should be a priority.
The evaluation plan needs to have input from teachers and local business partners.
Teachers and all support personnel need to be paid an equitable salary, comparable to adjoining counties.
Step increases and longevity pay needs to be automatic each year.