D181 Staff to Propose Long-term Advanced Learning Plan

Monday's District 181 Board of Education meeting at Elm School in Burr Ridge will feature a presentation from the Advanced Learning Task Force.

The District 181 Board of Education is expected to be presented with the administration's long-range plan for addressing advanced learning needs Monday night at Elm School in Burr Ridge.

"The district’s Advanced Learning Task Force has completed board recommendations for meeting the needs of advanced learners," the board report attached to the presentation reads.

See the slides that go with Monday's presentation here on the District 181 website.

District 181's curriculum changes have been a major topic since paid consultant Tonya Moon of the University of Virginia provided a harsh critique of the district's gifted program in January 2012. 

Read Patch's past reporting on the subject below, and check back after Monday's meeting for further coverage.

  • Former D181 Admin on Transition Year: 'Our Children Deserve Better Than This'
  • D181 Philosophy Statement Posted for Public Review
  • D181 Board Member Does Not Make Motion to Eliminate ACE Program
  • D181 Board OKs Elementary ACE Transition Plan
  • D181 Changes Course on ACE Program Transition Plan
  • D181 Board Discusses Transitional ACE Program in 2012-13
  • Gifted Program Supporters Heard at D181 Board Meeting
  • D181 Board Discusses Schedule for Gifted Program Overhaul
  • D181 Gifted Program Criticized by External Evaluators
  • D181 Parents: Emphasizing Gifted Means Overlooking Everyone Else
  • District 181 Finds Its Gifted Program Consultant


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