By: The Woof Boom Radio News Team—
The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce held a luncheon event today at the Horizon Convention Center. Dr. Steve Baule, Superintendent of the Muncie Community Schools gave his “State of the Muncie Community Schools” report.
Dr. Baule gave an overview of the MCS system, positive stories about MCS and he highlighted some of the challenges the school system faces. He also reviewed the upcoming strategic planning initiative MCS will spend much of the next year developing. Community members are encouraged to participate in the upcoming strategic planning initiative.
You can can hear Dr. Baule’s report in its entirety below. His remarks are split between the 3 audio files below.
Dr. Baule, Part One. Includes: Introduction of Dr. Baule, standardized testing, scope of MCS, demographics, graduation rates, college options and more.
Dr. Baule, Part Two. Includes: Advanced placement/dual credit, IVY Tech, MCROTC program, Chick-Fil-A leadership academy, Muncie Area Career Center, programs, testing/scores, school delays, expanded learning, MP3 program and more.
Dr. Baule, Part Three. Includes: Kindergarten readiness, middle school, STEM, alternative opportunities, digital learning, ICE league, athletics, finances, tax-cap losses, facilities, technology, outside grants, strategic plans, October 15th community survey, United Way facilitated focus groups, the 5 established task forces and more.
Photos by: Mike Rhodes