New programs, facilities expand learning options as Springfield Public Schools works to close achievement gap
This broadcast season, KSMU’s program "Making a Difference" is switching gears. Through a series of panel conversations airing once every month, we examine each chapter of The 2021 Community Focus Report for Springfield and Greene County. The CFR is a biennial report which evaluates the community’s assets, gaps, opportunities and challenges in eleven key areas, including today’s topic: Education.
Our guests for today’s panel conversation are: Jonathan Groves, facilitator of the CFR; Grenita Lathan, Superintendent of Springfield Public Schools, the largest school district in Missouri; Cheryl Goetz, Learning Coach at Boyd Elementary in Springfield; and Stephanie Smallwood, Youth Services Coordinator with the Springfield Greene County Library District.
Production support for the Community Focus Report for Springfield and Greene County, comes from: The Community Foundation of the Ozarks,The Junior League of Springfield, The Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce, The Springfield-Greene County Library District, and The United Way of The Ozarks.
The Community Focus Report for Springfield and Greene County is available for viewing at www.springfieldcommunityfocus.org