School Community Task Force Public Meeting Nov. 15


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Posted Online: Nov. 12, 2012, 3:05 pm
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Press release submitted by RISD Communications


Neighborhood Partners School Community Task Force is holding a Public Meeting on Thursday, November 15 at 5:30 p.m. at the Rock Island Academy, 930 14th Street, Rock Island, to discuss a "Safe Porches" strategy for students walking and biking to Rock Island Academy and Frances Willard Elementary.

Parents and community members in those school areas are invited to help with the planning. The Safe Porches strategy is a new component of the Safe Routes to School Travel Plans that were originally developed in 2010 by the schools, parents and community members.

For more information visit www.rockislandschools.org or call 309-793-5900 x281.

















 



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