What’s a ‘destination district,’ and how do we get there? Decatur board members, students confer

The board approved in May a partnership, funded by a $130,400 grant from the Community Foundation of Macon County, with the nonprofit Equal Opportunity Schools with the goal of increasing how many low-income students and students of color successfully complete advanced placement classes at Eisenhower and MacArthur high schools.

“We are not there yet but when I think about what success looks like, it is people moving to Decatur to be in these fantastic schools,” [school board President Beth] Nolan said.

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